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Agape

Ag′ape
(3 syl.).

A love-feast. The early Christians held a love-feast before or after communion, when contributions were made for the poor. These feasts became a scandal, and were condemned at the Council of Carthage, 397. (Greek, agape, love.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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