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lection

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Etymology

From Old French lectiun, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] lectionem, from legere ‘to read’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈlɛkʃən/

Noun

Singular
lection

Plural
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  1. (obsolete) The act of reading.
  2. (ecclesiastical) A reading of a religious text; a lesson to be read in church etc.
    • 1885: This man [...] came to dwell in our city, and here founded this holy house, and he hath edified us by his litanies and his lections of the Koran — Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Night 13

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