Honey A portion of which, with milk, was sometimes given to newly baptized persons in allusion to the name anciently given to Canaan, and in token that they belonged to the spiritual Israel. Honey and milk had a distinct consecration (Eadie, Ecclesiastes Dict.). See Augusti, Christ. Archaöl. 2, 446 sq.; Riddle, Christ. Antig. p. 519 sq.; Wheatly, Common Prayer, p. 326.