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Farewell

Auld Lang Syne
closing song of New Year’s Eve. [Music: Leach, 91]
extreme unction
(last rites) anointing at the hour of death, sacrament of Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church. [Christianity: NCE, 689]
gold watch
token of gratitude often bestowed on retiring employee after years of service. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
golden handshake
token of gratitude bestowed on retiring employee after years of service. [Br. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
kiss of death
gangsters’ farewell ritual before murdering victim. [Am. Cult.: Misc.]
Last Hurrah, The
portrays epitome of a politician’s goodbye. [Am. Lit.: The Last Hurrah]
Last Supper Christ’s
final dinner with disciples before crucifixion. [N.T.: Matthew 26:26–29; Mark 14:22–25; Luke 22:14–20]
MacArthur’s
goodbye “Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.” [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 528]
Michaelmas
daisy traditional symbol of farewell. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 407]
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European Union Ambassador Jean-Francois Cautain and his wife Sonia Cautain hosted a large farewell event at their residence in Islamabad last week, with guests from the diplomatic corps, the government, NGOs, the private sector, the media, and other friends.
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has planned to give Mashrafe Bin Mortaza a grand farewell, acknowledging his contribution to the country's cricket, reports BSS.
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President Beji Caid Essebsi farewell His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah TUNIS, April 2 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah contributed productively to pan-Arab talks held recently in the Tunisian capital, President Beji Caid Essebsi said on Tuesday.
FAREWELL receptions were held in honour of St Christopher's Cathedral dean the Very Reverend Christopher Butt and his wife Tricia Butt.
LAHORE -- A farewell was held in honour of two retiring teachers of Government Islamia College, Railway Road, here the other day.