Sentence Examples


  • They pray over their sick and, when so requested, anoint them with oil.
  • Oindre, to anoint), the act of pouring, or rubbing oil, ointment or salve over or on to a person or object.
  • A fast during which it is lawful to work, and also to wash and anoint the person.
  • 17), to anoint the young David, and, as head of a small community of prophets, to protect him from the hostility of Saul (xvi.
  • The indignation of the pope and his advisers was not deep enough to prevent the ratification in 1803 of a somewhat similar concordat for the Italian Republic. In 1804 Pius consented to anoint Napoleon emperor, thus casting over a conquered crown the halo of legitimacy.