embrocation


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em·bro·ca·tion

 (ĕm′brə-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of moistening and rubbing a part of the body with a liniment or lotion.
2. A liniment or lotion.

embrocation

(ˌɛmbrəʊˈkeɪʃən)
n
(Medicine) a drug or agent for rubbing into the skin; liniment

em•bro•ca•tion

(ˌɛm broʊˈkeɪ ʃən, -brə-)

n.
1. the act of embrocating a bruised or diseased part of the body.
2. a liniment or lotion used for embrocation.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.embrocation - a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain
lotion, application - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
Translations
linimentti

embrocation

[ˌembrəʊˈkeɪʃən] Nembrocación f, linimento m

embrocation

embrocation

[ˌɛmbrəʊˈkeɪʃn] n (lotion) → linimento
References in classic literature ?
Either bathing has been of the greatest service to her, or else it is to be attributed to an excellent embrocation of Mr.
It is not very likely, my dear, that bathing should have been of use to herand if I had known you were wanting an embrocation, I would have spoken to
Meanwhile the dressings on my wound and the embrocation on my sprained wrist steadily subdue the pains which I have felt so far.
From Minora I have only had one communication since her departure, in which she thanked me for her pleasant visit, and said she was sending me a bottle of English embrocation to rub on my bruises after skating; that it was wonderful stuff, and she was sure I would like it; and that it cost two marks, and would I send stamps.
His pies were as well known then as Clark's are today and he even sold Andrews Grandmothers Embrocation oil which was said to be "Guaranteed to cure anything short of rigor mortis".
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Bernard Flooks lists: zambuk for cuts and grazes, Carter's little liver pills, cephos for headaches, zinc ointment for cuts and scratches, caolim poultice for boils and Elliman's Embrocation.
As the narrator sits in a room buzzing with flies waiting for the woman to return from the store with embrocation for the pack horse's sore, the sun sets and the 'curious half-hour' that replaces twilight in New Zealand sets in 'when everything appears grotesque--it frightens--as though the savage spirit of the country walked abroad and sneered at what it saw.