collation: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ku-lā'shun, kō-, ko-), [key]
- the act of collating.
- the verification of the number and order of the leaves and signatures of a volume.
- a light meal that may be permitted on days of general fast.
- any light meal.
- (in a monastery) the practice of reading and conversing on the lives of the saints or the Scriptures at the close of the day.
- the presentation of a member of the clergy to a benefice, esp. by a bishop who is the patron or has acquired the patron's rights.
- collation (Thesaurus)