Subcollection



noun
1.
the act of collecting.
2.
something that is collected; a group of objects or an amount of material accumulated in one location, especially for some purpose or as a result of some process:
a stamp collection; a collection of unclaimed hats in the checkroom; a collection of books on Churchill.
3.
the works of art constituting the holdings of an art museum:
a history of the museum and of the collection.
4.
the gathered or exhibited works of a single painter, sculptor, etc.:
an excellent Picasso collection.
5.
collections, the various holdings of an art museum organized by category, as painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, or film:
the director of the collections.
6.
the clothes or other items produced by a designer, especially for a seasonal line:
the spring collection.
7.
a sum of money collected, especially for charity or church use.
8.
Manège. act of bringing or coming into a collected attitude.
noun
1.
the act or process of collecting
2.
a number of things collected or assembled together
3.
a selection of clothes, esp as presented by a particular designer for a specified season
4.
something gathered into a mass or pile; accumulation: a collection of rubbish
5.
a sum of money collected or solicited, as in church
6.
removal, esp regular removal of letters from a postbox
7.
(often pl) (at Oxford University) a college examination or an oral report by a tutor

The Christians in Palestine, from various causes, suffered from poverty. Paul awakened an interest in them among the Gentile churches, and made pecuniary collections in their behalf (Acts 24:17; Rom. 15:25, 26; 1 Cor. 16:1-3; 2 Cor. 8:9; Gal. 2:10).

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