The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A ceremonial observance in the Christian Church divinely instituted as either really or symbolically a means, and in any case a pledge, of grace.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Sacrament'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/s/sacrament.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.