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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Anoint \A*noint"\ ([.a]*noint"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Anointed; p. pr. & vb. n. Anointing.] [OF. enoint, p. p. of enoindre, fr. L. inungere; in + ungere, unguere, to smear, anoint. See Ointment, Unguent.] 1. To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance; also, to spread over, as oil. [1913 Webster] And fragrant oils the stiffened limbs anoint. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] He anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay. --John ix. 6. [1913 Webster] 2. To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration. [1913 Webster] Then shalt thou take the anointing oil, and pour it upon his [Aaron's] head and anoint him. --Exod. xxix. 7. [1913 Webster] Anoint Hazael to be king over Syria. --1 Kings xix. 15. [1913 Webster] The Lord's Anointed, Christ or the Messiah; also, a Jewish or other king by "divine right." --1 Sam. xxvi. 9. [1913 Webster]




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