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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of anoint.
  • n. a person who has been anointed, especially for religious reasons

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A consecrated one.


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  • it is used to describe David, king of the Israelites.

    Christ literally means anointed.

    December 11, 2006

  • To choose by or as if by divine intervention.

    December 11, 2006