The act of bestowing disposal
- something special this is certainly bestowed or conferred
- the act of conferring an honor or showing a present
- The act of bestowing; disposal.
1773, from bestow + -al (2).
(letter.) The act of bestowing; disposal.
Had ruled almost up to the time of the bestowal of his tetrarchy upon Agrippa, and therefore to the days of John the Baptist.