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1. The act of anointing.
2. In medicine, the process of applying and rubbing in an ointment.
3. The act of anointing, or the state of being anointed; unction; specifically, the rubbing of ointments into the pores of the skin, by which medicinal agents contained in them, such as mercury, iodide of potash, etc, are absorbed.
4. In pharmacy, an unguent.
5. The act of anointing, as in a religious ceremony.
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