Definition: The oath of allegiance taken by Roman soldiers; hence, a
sacred ceremony used to impress an obligation; a solemn oath-taking; an
Definition: The pledge or token of an oath or solemn covenant; a
sacred thing; a mystery.
Definition: One of the solemn religious ordinances enjoined by
Christ, the head of the Christian church, to be observed by his
followers; hence, specifically, the eucharist; the Lord's Supper.
Definition: To bind by an oath.