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Viaticum

(Latin). The Eucharist administered to the dying. The word means “money allowed for a journey,” and the notion is that this sacrament will be the spirit's passport to Paradise.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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