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Definition of the noun Accubation

What does Accubation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: accubations

  1. The act or posture of reclining on a couch, as practiced by the ancients at meals.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Biblical Literature (1862)

by Kitto, John

4—Dinner Bed Accubation, the posture of reclining on couches at table, which prevailed among the Jews in and before the time of Christ. We see no reason to think that, as commonly alleged, they borrowed this custom from the Romans after ...

Google previewA Biblical and Theological Dictionary, illustrative of the Old and New Testaments (1851)

by John FARRAR (Classical Tutor at the Wesleyan Theological Institution, Richmond.)

ACCUBATION. The posture of reclining on couches at table, which prevailed among the Jews in the time of Christ. Though the Jews did not probably obtain the custom from the Romans, yet we may illustrate the ractice as it prevailed generally ...

Google previewA Biblical and Theological Dictionary (1852)

Illustrative of the Old and New Testaments by John Farrar

See Accubation and Banquet, The ancient Hebrews would have considered themselves polluted by eating with people of another religion, or of a profession that was deemed odious. In Joseph's days they did not eat with the Egyptians, nor the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

full-grown: an Accubation.—An ancient dinner. the table, resting on couches, either flat on the breast or supported on the left elbow in a semi-sitting position. Cushions were provided to ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

ACCROACH- ACCUBATION. ACCUBA.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

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Accubation. 3. Aeronautics, Plate l. 4. Plate 2. 5. Agricultural Implements, Plate 1. 6. 2. 7. 3.

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