Altar

An area, usually a small table or other flat surface, that Witches and magicians use for worship & magickal workings. Many witches use wood that appropriately corresponds to strong energy conduction or protection, such as Oak, Birch or Ash. Stone is also often used though metal is usually avoided.

ALTAR

A raised platform where offerings or sacrifices are made; the Communion table.

Altar

a structure upon which offerings/sacrifices and worship are made for religious purposes. They are usually found at shrines, temples, churches, chapels, oratories and other places of worship. In the history of religious persecution they were also called Mass rocks.
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Altar

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altar

[n] - the table in Christian churches where communion is given 2. [n] - a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made
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Altar

• (n.) In the Christian church, a construction of stone, wood, or other material for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist; the communion table. • (n.) A raised structure (as a square or oblong erection of stone or wood) on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity.
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altar

Lord`s table noun the table in Christian churches where communion is given
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altar

noun a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made
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Altar

[Bible] Altars (מזבח, mizbe`ah, `a place of slaughter or sacrifice`) in the Hebrew Bible were typically made of earth ({bibleverse||Exodus|20:24|KJV}) or unwrought stone ({bibleverse-nb||Exodus|20:25|KJV}). Altars were generally erected in conspicuous places ({bibleverse||Genesis|22:9|KJV}; {bibleverse||Ezekiel|6:3|KJV}; {bibleverse|2|K...
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Altar

[Catholicism] In the liturgy of the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church, the altar is the table on which the Sacrifice of the Mass is offered. Mass may sometimes be celebrated outside a sacred place, but traditionally never without an altar, or at least an altar stone until recent changes, a corporal now being sufficient. ==Precedent== In ecc...
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Altar

[Sunn O] Daymare Records | Producer = Sunn O))) | Chronology = Sunn O))) | Last album = Black One Altar is a collaboration album between Japanese doom band Boris and American drone doom duo Sunn O))), released on October 31, 2006 through Southern Lord Records. A limited two-CD edition was released on October 23 via Southern Lord with a 28 m...
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Altar

[Wicca] A Wiccan altar is a `raised structure or place used for sacrifice, worship, or prayer`, upon which a Wiccan practitioner places several symbolic and functional items for the purpose of worshiping the God and Goddess, casting spells, and/or saying chants and prayers. ==Altar items== The altar is often considered a personal place wher...
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Altar

Al'tar noun [ Middle English alter , auter , autier , from Latin altare , plural altaria , altar, probably from altus high: confer Old French alter , autier , French autel . Confer Altitude .] 1. A raised structure (as ...
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altar

1. A raised structure (as a square or oblong erection of stone or wood) on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity. 'Noah builded an altar unto the Lord.' (Gen. Viii. 20) ... 2. In the Christian church, a construction of stone, wood, or other material for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist; the communion table. ... Altar is muc...
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Altar

A structure on which to place or sacrifice offerings to a deity. In a Christian church the altar is usually a stone table or slab on supports, on which the celebration of the sacrament takes place. It is placed in the most prominent place in a church, usually at the eastern end of the nave.
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Altar

a structure upon which offerings/sacrifices and worship are made for religious purposes. They are usually found at shrines, temples, churches, chapels, oratories and other places of worship. In the history of religious persecution they were also called Mass rocks.
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Altar

A table form; the center of most liturgical places of worship.
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Altar

A table on which the sacrifice of the Mass is offered to God. It is the center of importance in the place where the Mass is celebrated. Also called: ?The Table of the Lord.?
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Altar

A table, usually in the sanctuary, on which the bread and wine used in the Communion service are consecrated.
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altar

altar (AWL tur) Place of worship; a stand or platform in a place of worship: 'He placed the Bible on the altar as he read passages to the congregation.' The altar is so named because it is where a man`s alteration begins. —Evan Esar
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altar

altar, table or platform for the performance of religious sacrifice. In its simplest form the altar is a small pile, with a square or circular surface, made of stone or wood. Its features vary according to its purpose. The altar of libation usually has a drain for the liquid, and so does the altar o...
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Altar

An altar is a pile or structure raised above the ground for receiving sacrifices to some divinity. The Greek and Roman altars were various in form, and often highly ornamental; in temples they were usually placed before the statue of the god. In the Jewish ceremonial the altar held an important place, and was associated with many of the most signif...
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Altar

An altar is a small structure at which religious ceremonies are performed. Roman altars were stone with an inscription to a god and some ornamentation. These were often painted. It is believed that small sacrifices or offerings took place on them. Many have been found along Hadrian's Wall in temples connected with forts, whilst a few have been foun...
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Altar

an area in the centre of the chancel which is the centre of worship. In some churches it may be very ornate, but in Methodist churches such as ours it is common for it to comprise just a communion table.
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altar

in religion, a raised structure or place that is used for sacrifice, worship, or prayer. [7 related articles]
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