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unhouseled

[ uhn-hou-zuhld ]
/ ʌnˈhaʊ zəld /
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adjective Archaic.

not having received the Eucharist.

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Origin of unhouseled

First recorded in 1525–35; un-1 + housel + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for unhouseled

unhouseled
/ (ʌnˈhaʊzəld) /

adjective

archaic not having received the Eucharist

Word Origin for unhouseled

C16: from un- + obsolete housel to administer the sacrament, from Old English hūsl (n), hūslian (vb), of unknown origin
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