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benediction
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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Definition
the closing prayer for God's blessing of the congregation offered by a clergyman at the end of a worship service
  • There, when every body else had partaken of the communion, and the benediction had been pronounced, the minister said, "Come down, now, my colored friends."
    12 — Fear Of Insurrection (98% in)
  • The benediction was pronounced.
    13 — The Church And Slavery (20% in)

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