extreme unction

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extreme unction

[ek-streem, ik-streem]
noun Roman Catholic Church.

Origin:
1570–80

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extreme unction
 
n
RC Church a former name for anointing of the sick

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At nine o'clock the same evening she desired and received extreme unction.
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