Procession of the Holy Ghost, a theological term applied to the relation of the Holy Spirit to the Father and the Son, the Eastern Church affirming that the Spirit proceeds from the Father only, and the Western Church that the Spirit proceeds from the Father and the Son. Shipley.Procession week, a name for Rogation week, when processions were made; Cross-week. Shipley.

(Pro*ces"sion), v. t. (Law) To ascertain, mark, and establish the boundary lines of, as lands. [Local, U. S. ] "To procession the lands of such persons as desire it." Burrill.

(Pro*ces"sion), v. i. To march in procession. [R.]

(Pro*ces"sion), v. i. To honor with a procession. [R.]

(Pro*ces"sion*al) a. Of or pertaining to a procession; consisting in a procession.

The processional services became more frequent.

(Pro*ces"sion*al), n. [F. processionnal, LL. processionale.]

1. (R. C. Ch.) A service book relating to ecclesiastical processions. J. Gregory.

2. A hymn, or other selection, sung during a church procession; as, the processional was the 202d hymn.

(Pro*ces"sion*al*ist), n. One who goes or marches in a procession. [R.]

(Pro*ces"sion*a*ry) a. [Cf. LL. processionarius, F. processionnaire.] Pertaining to a procession; consisting in processions; as, processionary service.

Processionary moth(Zoöl.), any moth of the genus Cnethocampa, especially C. processionea of Europe, whose larvæ make large webs on oak trees, and go out to feed in regular order. They are covered with stinging hairs.

(Pro*ces"sion*er) n.

1. One who takes part in a procession.

2. A manual of processions; a processional. Fuller.

3. An officer appointed to procession lands. [Local, U. S. ] Burrill.

1. The act of proceeding, moving on, advancing, or issuing; regular, orderly, or ceremonious progress; continuous course. Bp. Pearson.

That the procession of their life might be

More equable, majestic, pure, and free.

2. That which is moving onward in an orderly, stately, or solemn manner; a train of persons advancing in order; a ceremonious train; a retinue; as, a procession of mourners; the Lord Mayor's procession.

Here comes the townsmen on procession.

3. (Eccl.) An orderly and ceremonial progress of persons, either from the sacristy to the choir, or from the choir around the church, within or without. Shipley.

4. pl. (Eccl.) An old term for litanies which were said in procession and not kneeling. Shipley.

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