Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bless.
2. (n.) The act of one who blesses.
3. (n.) A declaration of divine favor, or an invocation imploring divine favor on some or something; a benediction; a wish of happiness pronounces.
4. (n.) A means of happiness; that which promotes prosperity and welfare; a beneficent gift.
5. (n.) A gift.
6. (v. t.) Grateful praise or worship.