from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Roman Catholic Church The sacrament of anointing a critically ill or weak person, with prayers for recovery and an act of penance or confession. It replaced the sacramental rite of extreme unction in 1972.


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  • Andrew Oliver, Oklahoma State, LHP - starts game2 (winners bracket) vs Clemson: 7 1/3, 8hits 2runs, 6ks 1walk ND.? pitches - relieved game6 (champsh game) vs Clemson: 1/3 inning, 1k

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