of churches, and other ceremonies. There are several ancient books of the same kind in France and Germany.

2. Same as Sacramentarian, n., 1.

Papists, Anabaptists, and Sacramentaries.
Jer. Taylor.

(Sac"ra*ment*ize) v. i. To administer the sacraments. [R.]

Both to preach and sacramentize.

(||Sa*cra"ri*um) n.; pl. -ria [L., fr. sacer sacred.]

1. A sort of family chapel in the houses of the Romans, devoted to a special divinity.

2. The adytum of a temple. Gwilt.

3. In a Christian church, the sanctuary.

(Sa"crate) v. t. [L. sacratus, p. p. of sacrare. See Sacred.] To consecrate. [Obs.]

(Sa*cra"tion) n. Consecration. [Obs.]

(Sa"cre) n. See Saker.

(Sa"cre), v. t. [F. sacrer. See Sacred.] To consecrate; to make sacred. [Obs.] Holland.

(Sa"cred) a. [Originally p. p. of OE. sacren to consecrate, F. sacrer, fr. L. sacrare, fr. sacer sacred, holy, cursed. Cf. Consecrate, Execrate, Saint, Sexton.]

1. Set apart by solemn religious ceremony; especially, in a good sense, made holy; set apart to religious use; consecrated; not profane or common; as, a sacred place; a sacred day; sacred service.

2. Relating to religion, or to the services of religion; not secular; religious; as, sacred history.

Smit with the love of sacred song.

3. Designated or exalted by a divine sanction; possessing the highest title to obedience, honor, reverence, or veneration; entitled to extreme reverence; venerable.

Such neighbor nearness to our sacred [royal] blood
Should nothing privilege him.

Poet and saint to thee alone were given,
The two most sacred names of earth and heaven.

4. Hence, not to be profaned or violated; inviolable.

Secrets of marriage still are sacred held.

5. Consecrated; dedicated; devoted; — with to.

A temple, sacred to the queen of love.

6. Solemnly devoted, in a bad sense, as to evil, vengeance, curse, or the like; accursed; baleful. [Archaic]

But, to destruction sacred and devote.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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