from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Union; the act of uniting, or the state of being united.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of uniting, or the state of being united; junction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of uniting, or the state of being united; junction; union.
Which includes something Jake calls "unition" - a term he coined when our 20somethings ministry merged a year ago with the college ministry at our church - and it's just sort of stuck.
It means uniting, really, but I think it sounds cooler - the unition of the church...
Majesty doth reap some commodity by the faculty, so that the unition of two in one man doth bring oftentimes more benefit to one of them in
These are called births, because conjugial love perfects an angel, uniting him with his consort, in consequence whereof he becomes more and more a man (_homo_) for, as was said above, two married partners in heaven are not two but one angel; wherefore by conjugial unition they fill themselves with the human principle, which consists in desiring to grow wise, and in loving whatever relates to wisdom.
On a certain time they represented the Lord ascending from the sepulchre, and at the same time the unition of his human with the divine.
Soon after this defercion, one of Underhill's men fell lame, and the reft of the company be - ing fatigued with travelling, loaded with arms, amm. unition, and provifions, it vvas agreed to attack the nearcft of the enemy's forts.
The history of America, : from its discovery by Columbus to the conclusion of the late war. : With an appendix, containing an account of the rise and progress of the present unhappy contest between Great Britain and her colonies.
With us also it is permitted that a sufficient man may (by dispensation from the prince) hold two livings, not distant either from other above thirty miles; whereby it cometh to pass that, as her Majesty doth reap some commodity by the faculty, so that the unition of two in one man doth bring oftentimes more benefit to one of them in a month (I mean for doctrine) than they have had before peradventure in many years.