Definition for FORN-I-CA'TION

FORN-I-CA'TION, n. [L. fornicatio.]

  1. The incontinence or lewdness of unmarried persons, male or female; also, the criminal conversation of a married man with an unmarried woman. Laws of Connecticut.
  2. Adultery. Matth. v.
  3. Incest. 1 Cor. v.
  4. Idolatry; a forsaking of the true God, and worshiping of idols. 2 Chron. xxi. Rev. xix.
  5. An arching; the forming of a vault.

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