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- n. The sacrament of applying chrism to complete baptism in the Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches.
- n. In general, the act of applying chrism, or consecrated oil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of applying the chrism, or consecrated oil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the early church, and in the Roman Catholic and Oriental churches, unction with chrism or holy oil, either of persons, as in baptism and confirmation, or of things, especially in consecrating the water for baptism.
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