bestowal bestowal


  1. (n) the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift
  2. (n) a gift that is bestowed or conferred


  • It is their special duty to sprout the wool that is woven into pallia for Papal bestowal on Cardinals, Patriarchs and Archbishops.


  • 8th-grade lunchroom hero to receive lifesaving award

    FIRST-TIME HONOR: The quick thinking and brave actions of a West Des Moines eight grader have prompted the bestowal of a lifesaving award from the Clive Police Department. The award, which is the first of its kind in Clive, will be presented to Indian Hills Junior High student Colby Cook next month.
    on September 27, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

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