American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A variant reading or transcription of a text or copy.
- n. A reading from Scripture that forms a part of a church service.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of reading.
- n. A reading; a special version in a copy of a manuscript or of a book.
- n. Same as lesson, 2.
- n. obsolete The act of reading.
- n. ecclesiastical A reading of a religious text; a lesson to be read in church etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Eccl.) A lesson or selection, especially of Scripture, read in divine service.
- n. A reading; a variation in the text.
- From Old French lection, from Latin lēctiōnem, form of lēctiō, from legō ("I read, I gather"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin lēctiō, lēctiōn-, a reading; see lesson. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Bush’s reëlection is regarded within the Administration as evidence of America’s support for his decision to go to war.”
“Finally, he couldn’t even goad them into calling the lection, so he made up some song and dance about “disfunctional” and called it himself.”
“Yes, but some ob de culled people gits mighty skittish ef dey tries to git em to vote dare ticket 'lection time, an' keeps dem at a proper distance wen de 'lection's ober.”
“What if the lection results are accurate, and our President is siding with the losers.”
“Politicians need to ride the horse in order to get to their next destination, re-lection.”
“Â· This Gov is not what Imam Khomeini wanted for Iran - #Irane lection I will change all this - This is the SEA of GREEN”
“The Greek original of the Christian scriptures, unlike the Hebrew original of the Jewish scriptures, is not constricted by formal orthographic rules and is not part of the formal liturgy as Hebrew is in the Synagogue, where the portions of the Pentateuch are read as a weekly lection.”
“Ms. Palin is not up for re-lection, YOU ARE! rachel”
“Politics and the U.K. Economy WSJ. com/UK.lection: Complete Coverage In his weekly podcast, Mr. Brown compared the U.K. economy to Wayne Rooney, England's biggest soccer star, whose recent foot injury briefly led to concerns that the prolific goal scorer wouldn't be available to play for his country in this summer's World Cup.”
“Politics and the U.K. Economy WSJ. com/UK.lection: Complete Coverage Mr. Brown is expected to make his announcement Tuesday after heading to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth II to dissolve Parliament so campaigning can start.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘lection’.
Terms associated with the Christianity, The Bible, etc. I have a related, but more narrow list called Imbible Code.
A related list is Words Associated With Jesus.
Words that make other words with the addition of one letter at the beginning. The resulting words are tagged "behead".
Names of printed materials meant to be read - for worship, pleasure, information, recitation; out of curiosity, or, in the case of adverts, to get our attention and sway our spending choices.
A third uncategorized list of words that catch my eye or fancy. Common or regional names and terms, names of foods and food preparation utensils, bird, plant and animal names, jargon words, and od...
A Heidegger Collection - a log of logues
All the words I've come across whose definitions I did not know then.
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