A libation that would not weigh our hero down, but could take flight right alongside the Green Lantern himself.
If liquor and dessert are equally essential to you enjoying the holiday, at least choose your libation wisely.
Instructions are added to the priests to pour out a libation of precious oil.
One of these was in the form of a man pouring from a cup a libation to the gods.
In solemn procession it was carried back to the Temple, where the libation was performed.
I am not fit to receive the libation which will bring offspring.
Dominique was observed draining a glass of Chianti, and solemnly casting forth the last drops in libation.
A second libation followed, this time to “Athene the Keeper of the City.”
No one wears a garland when sacrificing, or burning incense, or pouring out a libation.
To pour out a libation of milk on the road is a sign of welcome in Morocco.
late 14c., "pouring out of wine in honor of a god," from Latin libationem (nominative libatio) "a drink offering," noun of action from past participle stem of libare "pour out (an offering)," from PIE *(s)leib- "to pour, drop" (cf. Greek leibein "to pour, make a libation"), an enlargement of root *lei- "to pour, to flow" (cf. Sanskrit riyati "to let run;" Greek aleison "a wine vessel;" Lithuanian lieju "to pour," lytus "rain;" Hittite lilai- "to let go;" Albanian lyse, lise "a stream;" Welsh lliant "a stream, a sea," llifo "to flow;" Old Irish lie "a flood;" Breton livad "inundation;" Gaelic lighe "a flood, overflow;" Gothic leithu "fruit wine;" Old Church Slavonic liti, lêju, Bulgarian leja "I pour;" Czech liti, leji, Old Polish lić "to pour"). Transferred sense of "liquid poured out to be drunk" is from 1751. Related: Libations.