Altar-wine wine used in the sacrament of the altar; this should be of the pure juice of the grape. The twentieth canon orders it to be "good and wholesome." Tent-wine is ordinarily used in England, as being more appropriate in its symbolism; but light-colored wine is not uncommonly adopted. Claret, wanting in some particulars the true nature of wine, is forbidden by several Western decrees. SEE WINE.

Bible concordance for ALTAR.

Definition of altar

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