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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 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
References in classic literature ?
"Mercy on us, Anne, you've flavored that cake with ANODYNE LINIMENT. I broke the liniment bottle last week and poured what was left into an old empty vanilla bottle.
I shall always be pointed at as the girl who flavored a cake with anodyne liniment. Gil--the boys in school will never get over laughing at it.
Nothing more was said about the liniment cake, and when the guests went away Anne found that she had enjoyed the evening more than could have been expected, considering that terrible incident.
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."
Can't you see that we're both Pups in the Wood and the missis is the cruel uncle after you with the dish towel and me with the flea liniment and a pink bow to tie on my tail.
Mother was down to the store this afternoon buyin' liniment for Seth Strout, an' she met Miss Dearborn on the bridge.
Archer had a bottle of liniment. The other lady--the intruder's sister, Mrs.
'Barkis will be so glad,' said Peggotty, wiping her eyes with her apron, 'that it'll do him more good than pints of liniment. May I go and tell him you are here?
My sister ran a few of those pubs back in the day and asked me recently if I remembered the sale of a horse liniment which proved effective for sporting injuries and the like.
A vendor was arrested for allegedly selling fake liniment oil by police operatives in Ulas, Barangay Talomo Proper, Talomo District at 1:30 p.m.
In bygone years, a lump of camphor would be kept in a bottle of brandy to revive the spirits of those exposed to freezing temperatures, and in warmer climates a liniment made from a few drops of camphor oil in a cup of olive oil would be used to massage those suffering from lumbago, fibrocitis, neuralgia and chest and muscle pain.