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Anointing is a blessing through the ritual adding of oil or fat to the head or body of a person or thing. Most religions do a version of this.[1][2]

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  1. Baynes, T. S., ed. (1878), "Anointing" , Encyclopædia Britannica, vol. 2 (9th ed.), New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, p. 90
  2. Conybeare, Frederick Cornwallis (1911), "Anointing" , in Chisholm, Hugh (ed.), Encyclopædia Britannica, vol. 2 (11th ed.), Cambridge University Press, pp. 79–80