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lin·i·ment

 (lĭn′ə-mənt)
n.
A medicinal fluid rubbed into the skin to soothe pain or relieve stiffness.

[Middle English, from Late Latin linīmentum, from Latin linere, linīre, to rub over, anoint; see lei- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

liniment

(ˈlɪnɪmənt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a medicated liquid, usually containing alcohol, camphor, and an oil, applied to the skin to relieve pain, stiffness, etc
[C15: from Late Latin linīmentum, from linere to smear, anoint]

lin•i•ment

(ˈlɪn ə mənt)

n.
a liquid or semiliquid, usu. medicated preparation for rubbing on the skin, esp. to relieve soreness, inflammation, or sprain.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin linīmentum ointment =linī(re), for Latin linere to smear + Latin -mentum -ment]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liniment - 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

liniment

[ˈlɪnɪmənt] Nlinimento m

liniment

nEinreibemittel nt, → Liniment nt (spec)

liniment

[ˈlɪnɪmənt] nlinimento

lin·i·ment

n. linimento, untura de uso externo.

liniment

n linimento
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If you will send him here to-morrow I will attend to the hoof, and I will direct your man how to apply the liniment which I will give him.
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The old villain, and his corner-men, resorted to smearing liniment on his gloves and thence into his adversary's eyes.
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