n.1.Meat sliced and dressed with strong sauce.
2.An unguent; also, the act of rubbing with the unguent.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Mosca tells Corvino that they applied the ointment as a "fricace," a kind of rubbing that allowed the skin to absorb the animal ingredients into the interior of the body.