Lec"tion (?), n. [L. lectio, fr. legere, lectum, to read. See lesson, Legend.]

1. Eccl.

A lesson or selection, esp. of Scripture, read in divine service.


A reading; a variation in the text


We ourselves are offended by the obtrusion of the new lections into the text. De Quincey.


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