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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]