Lord's table
noun Usage: often capitalized T Date: 1526 altar 2

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  • Lord's table — Table Ta ble, n. [F., fr. L. tabula a board, tablet, a painting. Cf. {Tabular}, {Taffrail}, {Tavern}.] 1. A smooth, flat surface, like the side of a board; a thin, flat, smooth piece of anything; a slab. [1913 Webster] A bagnio paved with fair… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lord's table — noun the table in Christian churches where communion is given • Syn: ↑altar, ↑communion table • Hypernyms: ↑table * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized L & often capitalized T Etymology: translation of Greek trapeza Kyriou …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lord's table — See communion table. [1525 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lord's table — /lɔdz ˈteɪbəl/ (say lawdz taybuhl) noun the communion table or the altar …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lord's Table, The —    A Prayer Book name for the Altar (which see). In Scriptural usage the words Altar and Table are synonymous, that is, they are different names for the same thing in different aspects or as respects different uses of it. The word Altar is also… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The Lord's Table — Lord Lord, n. [OE. lord, laverd, loverd, AS. hl[=a]ford, for hl[=a]fweard, i. e., bread keeper; hl[=a]f bread, loaf + weardian to look after, to take care of, to ward. See {Loaf}, and {Ward} to guard, and cf. {Laird}, {Lady}.] 1. One who has… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lord's Supper —    (1 Cor. 11:20), called also the Lord s table (10:21), communion, cup of blessing (10:16), and breaking of bread (Acts 2:42).    In the early Church it was called also eucharist, or giving of thanks (comp. Matt. 26:27), and generally by the… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Lord's Prayer — For alternative meanings, see: Lord s Prayer (disambiguation), Our Father (disambiguation), and Pater Noster (disambiguation). The Sermon on the Mount by Carl Heinrich Bloch The Lord s Prayer (also called the Pater Noster[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Lord's Taverners — The Lord s Taverners is an English charity dedicated to the promotion of cricket among young people. The name of the organisation derives from its origins; in 1950, a group of cricket loving actors who regularly met at the Tavern pub in Lord s to …   Wikipedia

  • Lord's Resistance Army insurgency (1987–1994) — The period from 1986 to 1994 of the Lord s Resistance Army insurgency is the early history of the ongoing insurgency of the Lord s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group in Uganda, which has been described as one of the most under reported… …   Wikipedia

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