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Definition: Burnt sacrifice
Sacrifice \Sac"ri*fice\ (?; 277), n. [OE. sacrifise, sacrifice,
F. sacrifice, fr. L. sacrificium; sacer sacred + facere to
make. See Sacred, and Fact.]
1. The offering of anything to God, or to a god; consecratory
Great pomp, and sacrifice, and praises loud,
To Dagon. --Milton.
2. Anything consecrated and offered to God, or to a divinity;
an immolated victim, or an offering of any kind, laid upon
an altar, or otherwise presented in the way of religious
thanksgiving, atonement, or conciliation.
Moloch, horrid king, besmeared with blood
Of human sacrifice. --Milton.
My life, if thou preserv'st my life,
Thy sacrifice shall be. --Addison.
3. Destruction or surrender of anything for the sake of
something else; devotion of some desirable object in
behalf of a higher object, or to a claim deemed more
pressing; hence, also, the thing so devoted or given up;
as, the sacrifice of interest to pleasure, or of pleasure
4. A sale at a price less than the cost or the actual value.
Burnt sacrifice. See Burnt offering, under Burnt.
Sacrifice hit (Baseball), in batting, a hit of such a kind
that the batter loses his chance of tallying, but enables
one or more who are on bases to get home or gain a base.