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Definition of the noun Mactation

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noun - plural: mactations

  1. [obsolete] The act of killing a victim for sacrifice.

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Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

massacre,outsmart, overcome, vanquish09bloodbath, bloodshed, holocaust, liquidate, mactation, overpower,overwhelm, sacrifice, subjugate10annihilate, putto death11exterminate, liquidation, meat packing 12 annihilation 13 extermination, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

mactare, slaughter: see mactation, ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

Greek makmakros, long + pod mactation. The action of killing; especially, of ritual sacrifice. Latin mactare, mactatum, to slay; hence also to mactate; a mactator, a killer; ...

Google previewA Complete and Universal English Dictionary (1824)

Including Not Only an Explanation of Difficult Words and Technical Terms in All Faculties and Professions ... To which are Added, a Chronological Series of Remarkable Events ... by James Barclay, William Shorton

MACTATION, s. [mactatus, Lat.] the act of killing for sacrifice. " A sacrifice or mactation." MA'CULA, s. [Lat.] a spot. In Physic, any spot on the skin. To MA' CULATE, v.-a. [maculo, Lat] to stain ; to spot. MACULA'TION, s. [maculatio, Lat] a stain ; a ...

Google previewA dictionary of the Malagasy language, by J.J. Freeman (D. Johns). (1835)

by Joseph John Freeman, David Johns

mavan-java- Mactation, s. mamoiio yavatrw ha- nalamboady. Macula, maculation, s. zavatra iray mipentina, tsiiiv. [na. Maculate, v. a. mampamcntimpenli- Mad, a. adala, very siiina. Madam, s. tompo ko vavy, rafotsv.

Google previewThe Oratorical Dictionary (1835)

by John Newland Maffitt


Google previewA Rhyming Dictionary (1819)

Answering at the Same Time, the Purposes of Spelling and Pronouncing the English Language, a Plan Not Hitherto Attempted by John Walker

Mactation A killing for sacrifice, s. Ret-rac-ta'lion Recantation, s. As sectation An artificial appearance, s. Qblee-tution Delight; pleasure, s. Del-ec-ta'tion Pleasure; delight, s. Hoec-tation A wetting or moistening, s. Spec-tation Regard; respect, s.

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

base immolation; sacrifice (mactation, mactator) -macul- [L. macula, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Christianity (1999)

by Erwin Fahlbusch

This aspect was fancifully developed after Trent in theories of destruction or mactation (the destruction of the offered material in a mystical immolation). The liturgical movement (see the theory of Odo Casel) has to some extent pushed these ...

Google previewThe New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (1910)

Embracing Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology and Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Biography from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Albert Hauck

as the “ mactation " theory and that of Casal as the “ mortification ” theory. The former speaks of a “ true separation ” of the blood from the body of Christ in the Eucharist. “ The mass is a sacrifice for this ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Every-Day Difficulties in Reading, Writing, and Speaking the English Language; Or Hard Words Made Easy, Etc (1862)

by Edward SHELTON (Miscellaneous Writer.)

Mactation, mak-tayshun ...

Google previewThe National Standard Dictionary (1883)

A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language

MACTATION, mak-ta'-shun, s., the killing a ...

Google previewAll about hard words: a dictionary of every-day difficulties in reading, writing and speaking the English language (1874)

Mactation, mak-tayshun. ( Latin, macto, to kill). The act of killing for sacrifice. Maculate, makku-late (Latin, macula, ...

Google previewChamber's Condensed Encyclopedia (1895)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart

Mactation, -tä'shon. The act of killing a victim for sacrifice. Madagascar. A large island off the S. E. coast of Africa, in the Indian Ocean; area, 234,400 sq. m.; pop.

Google previewA general pronouncing dictionary (1807)

by William Enfield

the whole world or visible system , Mactation, mak-ta'-shun, *. the act ...

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Scrabble value of M3A1C3T1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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