a sacrament consisting of anointment with oil and the recitation of prayer, administered by a priest to a person who is very ill or dying.
(RC Church) a sacrament in which a person who is seriously ill or dying is anointed by a priest with consecrated oil Former name extreme unction
to rub or sprinkle on; apply an unguent, ointment, or oily liquid to. to smear with any liquid. to consecrate or make sacred in a ceremony that includes the token applying of oil: He anointed the new high priest. to dedicate to the service of God. Historical Examples The ceremony of anointment, which preceded and […]
a city in E Minnesota. Historical Examples It was originally included in Anoka, but was set off and organized in 1877. Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom They came down the Main Road, afterwards called the Anoka road. Old Rail Fence Corners Various Every summer we would go up to Anoka and […]
any of numerous chiefly insectivorous New World lizards of the genus Anolis, related to the iguana, that have the ability to change the color of their skin among a wide range of green and brown shades. Historical Examples My limited observations on this anole suggest that it is an inhabitant of the upper levels of […]
(in electrolysis) the portion of the in the immediate vicinity of the .