1. (n.) A raised structure on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned\ to a deity (as a square or oblong erection of stone or wood).

2. (n.) In the Christian church, a construction of stone, wood, or other material for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist; the communion table.

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