axle grease


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Axle grease

Axle grease usually meant wagon axle grease. Its composition was variable but generally included tallow and either palm oil or linseed oil.
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Noun1.Axle grease - a thick heavy grease used to lubricate axlesaxle grease - a thick heavy grease used to lubricate axles
grease, lubricating oil - a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
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