Webster 1913 Edition
illuminatio: cf. F.
The act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated.
Festive decoration of houses or buildings with lights.
Adornment of books and manuscripts with colored illustrations. See
That which is illuminated, as a house; also, an ornamented book or manuscript.
That which illuminates or gives light; brightness; splendor; especially, intellectual light or knowledge.
illuminationwhich a bright genius giveth to his work.
The special communication of knowledge to the mind by God; inspiration.
Hymns and psalms . . . are framed by meditation beforehand, or by prophetical
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act of rendering a house or a town light, by placing lights at the windows, or in elevated situations, as a manifestation of joy; or the state of being thus rendered light.
2.That which gives light.
The sun--is an illumination created.
4.Infusion of intellectual light; an enlightening of the understanding by knowledge, or the mind by spiritual light.
5.The act, art or practice of adorning manuscripts and books with pictures.
6.Inspiration; the special communication of knowledge to the mind by the Supreme Being.
Hymns and psalms--are framed by meditation beforehand, or by prophetical illumination are inspired.