American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A meal shared among early Christians as a symbol of love.
- n. A similar symbolic meal among certain modern Christian sects.
- n. A gathering intended to promote goodwill among the participants.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Among the primitive Christians, a meal eaten in token of brotherly love and charity, originally in connection with the holy communion, and having in common with it the name of the Lord's Supper. See agape, 1.
- n. An analogous service held at intervals by some religious denominations, as the Moravians, the Methodists, and some German Baptists. The provision is usually very simple, consisting of bread and water, sometimes with tea and coffee. Singing and the interchange of religious experience accompany the repast.
- n. a symbolic meal eaten to celebrate brotherly love, particularly one practiced by early Christians celebrating agape.
- n. a banquet or gathering to promote goodwill among the participants.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a religious festival, held quarterly by some religious denominations, as the Moravians and Methodists, in imitation of the
agapæof the early Christians.
- n. a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship
- n. a social gathering intended to create goodwill among the participants
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