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Eucharist

literally means a thank-offering. Our Lord said, “Do this in remembrance of me” —i.e. out of gratitude to me. The elements of bread and wine in the Lord's supper. (Greek, eu-charistia.)

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