• IPA: /ˈlɛkʃən/


  1. (obsolete) The act of reading.
  2. (ecclesiastical) A reading of a religious text; a lesson to be read in church etc.
    • 1885, Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Night 13:
      This man […] came to dwell in our city, and here founded this holy house, and he hath edified us by his litanies and his lections of the Koran.
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