Meaning of sacring in English:


Pronunciation /ˈseɪkrɪŋ/


archaic, historical
  • The consecration of a bishop, a sovereign, or the Eucharistic elements.

    ‘For almost a century Britain has been the only European country to retain that sacring ritual for monarchs called ‘coronation’, consisting of the traditional rites of presentation, anointing, crowning, and homage.’
    • ‘The host was often veiled or curtained to be revealed before the sacring at particular times of year or to be kept hidden during Lent.’


Middle English from the obsolete verb sacre ‘consecrate’.