Meaning of altarage


Pronunciation: (ôl'tur-ij), [key]
— n.
    1. offerings made upon an altar of a church.
    2. offerings made to a church.
  1. an honorarium paid to a priest for services at the altar from offerings and gifts.
  2. endowments for the saying of Masses for deceased persons, often at a particular altar.
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