not having received the Eucharist.
Origin of unhouseled
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It was Voltaire's last triumph; four days later, unshriven and unhouseled, he expired.A History of French Literature
The word "unhouseled" in this means that he died without receiving the sacred elements before his death.
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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