Votive medal
Votive Vo"tive, a. [L. votivus, fr. votum a vow: cf. F. votif. See {Vow}.] Given by vow, or in fulfillment of a vow; consecrated by a vow; devoted; as, votive offerings; a votive tablet. ``Votive incense.'' --Keble. [1913 Webster]

We reached a votive stone, that bears the name Of Aloys Reding. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

Embellishments of flowers and votive garlands. --Motley. [1913 Webster]

{Votive medal}, a medal struck in grateful commemoration of some auspicious event.

{Votive offering}, an offering in fulfillment of a religious vow, as of one's person or property. [1913 Webster] -- {Vo"tive*ly}, adv. -- {Vo"tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • Votive — Vo tive, a. [L. votivus, fr. votum a vow: cf. F. votif. See {Vow}.] Given by vow, or in fulfillment of a vow; consecrated by a vow; devoted; as, votive offerings; a votive tablet. Votive incense. Keble. [1913 Webster] We reached a votive stone,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Votive offering — Votive Vo tive, a. [L. votivus, fr. votum a vow: cf. F. votif. See {Vow}.] Given by vow, or in fulfillment of a vow; consecrated by a vow; devoted; as, votive offerings; a votive tablet. Votive incense. Keble. [1913 Webster] We reached a votive… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Votively — Votive Vo tive, a. [L. votivus, fr. votum a vow: cf. F. votif. See {Vow}.] Given by vow, or in fulfillment of a vow; consecrated by a vow; devoted; as, votive offerings; a votive tablet. Votive incense. Keble. [1913 Webster] We reached a votive… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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