unaneled

adjective
un·​aneled | \ ˌən-ə-ˈnēld How to pronounce unaneled (audio) \

Definition of unaneled

archaic
: not having received extreme unction

First Known Use of unaneled

circa 1601, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unaneled

un- + aneled, past participle of anele to anoint, from Middle English, from an on + elen to anoint, from ele oil, from Old English, from Latin oleum — more at oil

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The first known use of unaneled was circa 1601

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“Unaneled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaneled. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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