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 Eleusin’ian Mysteries.Eleven (Anglo-Saxon, andlefene, ænd = ain, lefene = lef, left). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Elevation of the Host (The).
 
The celebrant lifting up the “consecrated wafers” above his head, that the people may see the paten and adore “the Host” while his back is turned to the congregation.   1
 


 Eleusin’ian Mysteries.Eleven (Anglo-Saxon, andlefene, ænd = ain, lefene = lef, left). 

 
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