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Posted: October 14, 2014 in Uncategorized
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Collation
[kuhley-shuh n, koh-, ko-]
noun
1.

the act of collating.
2.

Bibliography. the verification of the number and order of the leaves andsignatures of a volume.
3.

a light meal that may be permitted on days of general fast.
4.

any light meal.
5.

(in a monastery) the practice of reading and conversing on the lives ofthe saints or the Scriptures at the close of the day.
6.

the presentation of a member of the clergy to a benefice, especially bya bishop who is the patron or has acquired the patron’s rights.
Origin
1175-1225; Middle English collacion (< Anglo-French) < Medieval Latincollāciōn-, collātiōn- (stem of collātiō), equivalent to Latin collāt (us) (seecollate ) + -iōn- -ion
Taken from Dictionary.com
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