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anointing of the sick a Catholic sacrament in which a priest anoints a person who is in danger of imminent death, while praying for recovery and remission of sins; last rites.
sick bay a hospital, dispensary, or infirmary, esp. on a ship.
sick call in the military, a daily lineup of those requesting medical attention. [2 definitions]
sick headache a headache accompanied or caused by nausea. [2 definitions]
sick leave time off from work that is granted for illness, usu. with pay and for a limited number of days.
sick-out a job action in which workers falsely claim to be sick and then fail to report for work, in an attempt to force the management to grant certain demands.