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  • 41 Fricace — Fric ace, n. [See {Fricassee}.] 1. Meat sliced and dressed with strong sauce. [Obs.] King. [1913 Webster] 2. An unguent; also, the act of rubbing with the unguent …

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  • 42 Ointment — Oint ment, n. [OE. oinement, OF. oignement, fr. F. oindre to anoint, L. ungere, unguere; akin to Skr. a[ n]j, and to G. anke (in Switzerland) butter. The first t in the E. word is due to the influence of anoint. Cf. {Anoint}, {Unguent}.] That… …

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  • 43 Unctuous — Unc tu*ous (?; 135), a. [F. onctueux, LL. unctuosus, fr. L. unctus anointment, fr. ungere, unctum, to anoint. See {Unguent}.] 1. Of the nature or quality of an unguent or ointment; fatty; oily; greasy. The unctuous cheese. Longfellow. [1913… …

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  • 44 Unctuously — Unctuous Unc tu*ous (?; 135), a. [F. onctueux, LL. unctuosus, fr. L. unctus anointment, fr. ungere, unctum, to anoint. See {Unguent}.] 1. Of the nature or quality of an unguent or ointment; fatty; oily; greasy. The unctuous cheese. Longfellow.… …

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  • 45 Unctuousness — Unctuous Unc tu*ous (?; 135), a. [F. onctueux, LL. unctuosus, fr. L. unctus anointment, fr. ungere, unctum, to anoint. See {Unguent}.] 1. Of the nature or quality of an unguent or ointment; fatty; oily; greasy. The unctuous cheese. Longfellow.… …

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  • 46 Catalan mythology about witches — In Catalan popular culture, there are a large number of legends about witches ( Catalan bruixes ). In the popular imagination, a witch is a woman who, by means of a pact with the Devil, has acquired supernatural power, which she uses for her own… …

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  • 47 Wolf hunting — is the practice of hunting grey wolves (Canis lupus) or other lupine animals. Wolves are mainly hunted for sport, for their skins, to protect livestock, and in some rare cases to protect humans. Wolves have been actively hunted since 12,000 to 13 …

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  • 48 Hand drill (hieroglyph) — A Hand drill is a hieroglyph, (and tool), used in Ancient Egypt from the earliest dynasties. As a hieroglyph, it can also be used as a determinative for words related to the profession of vase, bowl, pot making, etc., typically from fine grained …

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  • 49 Сати (ритуал) — Запрос «Сати» перенаправляется сюда; см. также другие значения. Женщина, сжигающая себя в погребальном костре мужа. 1 я половина XVII в. Сати ( …

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  • 50 Decubitus — Decubitus, das Aufliegen bei Kranken; es bildet sich durch den anhaltenden Druck auf eine Hautstelle daselbst eine begränzte rosenartige Entzündung, die oft schnell in ein brandiges Geschwür übergeht (Brand durch Aufliegen), nicht selten mit… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 51 ointment — /oynt meuhnt/, n. Pharm. a soft, unctuous preparation, often medicated, for application to the skin; unguent. [1250 1300; obs. oint (aph. var. of ANOINT) + MENT; r. ME oignement < OF < VL *unguimentum for L unguentum; see UNGUENT] Syn. salve,… …

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  • 52 Ointment in Scripture — • That the use of oily, fragrant materials to anoint the body is a custom going back to remote antiquity is evidenced by the Old Testament as well as other early literatures. . . Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ointment in Scripture… …

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  • 53 Mangifera Indica — L. Mango (E,Cu,S) . Widely cultivated in Panama, the renowned mango tends to seed itself easily, although fruits from spontaneous seedlings may have the flavor of turpentine. The mango, besides being eaten as a ripe fruit, is sued as follows in… …

    EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • 54 alifie — ALIFÍE, alifii, s.f. Preparat farmaceutic de uz extern, compus din substanţe medicamentoase încorporate într o masă onctuoasă şi întrebuinţat în medicină şi în cosmetică. – Din ngr. alifi unsoare . Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 …

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  • 55 cerat — CERÁT, Ă, ceraţi, te, adj. (Despre materiale) Care este impregnat, acoperit cu un strat de ceară. ♢ Hârtie cerată = hârtie impregnată cu substanţe care o fac impermeabilă. Tăbliţe cerate = tăbliţe de lemn acoperite cu ceară, pe care vechii romani …

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  • 56 ir — IR, iruri, s.n. (pop.) Alifie pe care o prepară femeile la ţară din diferite grăsimi, plante etc. – Din magh. ir. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  IR s. v. alifie, cremă, pomadă, unguent. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  …

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  • 57 lotion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. wash, liniment; tonic, skin bracer. See remedy, oil. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. liniment, hand lotion, cream, moisturizer, cold cream, after shave, solution, embrocation, liquid preparation, wash,… …

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  • 58 unction — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. anointing; unguent, ointment; unctuousness, gushing; fervor. See feeling. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Ointment] Syn. oil, unguent, liniment; see salve . 2. [Sacrament] Syn. anointing, laying on of hands,… …

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  • 59 unction — [14] Unction was borrowed from Latin unctiō, a derivative of unguere ‘anoint’ (source also of English unguent [15]). This was descended from the same prehistoric ancestor as produced Welsh ymenyn ‘butter’. Unctuous [14], from the medieval Latin… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 60 anoint — (v.) c.1300 (implied in anointing), from O.Fr. enoint smeared on, pp. of enoindre smear on, from L. inunguere to anoint, from in on + unguere to smear (see UNGUENT (Cf. unguent)). Originally in reference to grease or oil smeared on for medicinal… …

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