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

  • n. Roman Catholic Church The Anointing of the Sick.

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  • n. The catholic sacrament of Anointing of the Sick

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See under Unction.
  • n. the sacrament of anointing in the last hours; the application of consecrated oil by a priest to all the senses, that is, to eyes, ears, nostrils, etc., of a person when in danger of death from illness, -- done for remission of sins.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Catholic sacrament; a priest anoints a dying person with oil and prays for salvation


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