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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Viat’icum (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.   1
 


 Vial.Vic’ar. 

 
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