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Receive bread and wine that has been consecrated at a Eucharist, as a sacramental, spiritual, or symbolic act of receiving the presence of Christ.
- ‘Mrs. McGrath looked after the boys and girls who were making their communion.’
- ‘I grew up in Brosna, went to school there and made my communion and confirmation there.’
- ‘Congratulations to the 12 pupils from the Kilglass and Culleens national schools who made their communion in Kilglass Church.’
- ‘When her son Conor was making his communion, another seven-year-old boy in the class warned the other children that none of them would go to an arranged party if Conor showed up because he was black.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.