1. The act of giving thanks; thanksgiving. [Obs.]
Led through the vale of tears to the region of eucharist and hallelujahs. --South.
2. Eccl. The sacrament of the Lord's Supper; the solemn act of ceremony of commemorating the death of Christ, in the use of bread and wine, as the appointed emblems; the communion.
-- See Sacrament.
n : a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by
consecrating bread and wine [syn: Holy Eucharist, sacrament
of the Eucharist, Holy Sacrament, Liturgy, Eucharistic
liturgy, Lord's Supper]