Consecrate

Dictionary: 
Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

In ecclesiastical law. To dedicate to sacred purposes, as a bishop by imposition of hands or a church or churchyard by prayers, etc. Co.nsecration is performed by a bishop er archbishop. Consecratio est periodus electionis $ electio est præambnla consecrationis. 2 Rolle, 102. Consecration is the termination of election; election is the preamble of consecration.

Author: 
Henry Campbell Black, M.A.
Publisher: 
West Publishing Company
Year Published: 
1910
Genre: 
Law Dictionary