Offering

Definition of Offering

Of´fer`ing
n.1.The act of an offerer; a proffering.
2.That which is offered, esp. in divine service; that which is presented as an expiation or atonement for sin, or as a free gift; a sacrifice; an oblation; as, sin offering.
They are polluted offerings more abhorred
Than spotted livers in the sacrifice.
- Shak.
3.(Ch. of Eng.) A sum of money offered, as in church service; as, a missionary offering.
[None] to the offering before her should go.
- Chaucer.
Burnt offering
etc. See under Burnt. etc.

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