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Lewis : oblatio

oblatio, oblātĭo, ōnis, f. id., an offering, presenting, a giving or bestowing gratuitously (post-class.; cf.: donum, munus, votum). In abstr.: honorum oblationibus, Eum. Pan. ad Const. 16: si forte oblatio ei fiat ejus, quod, etc., Dig. 5, 2, 8, § 10.

In partic., a bid at an auction: qui ceteros oblatione superavit, Cod. Th. 5, 13, 18.

In concr., a gift, present: amplissimi ordinis, Cod. Th. 6, 2, 14: si maritus ad oblationem dei uxori donavit, Dig. 24, 1, 5, § 12.

Esp., an offering, sacrifice, Ambros. Cain, 2, 6, 18; id. in Psa. 35, 7; Vulg. Eph. 5, 2; id. Heb. 10, 5.