neats-foot oil

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neat's′-foot` oil`

a pale yellow fixed oil made by boiling the feet and shinbones of cattle, used chiefly to dress leather.
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When finished with neats-foot oil this produces an attractive two-tone finish.
To keep a gun clean when laid by and not daily inspected: Cover the barrels, outside, with an equal mixture of best paraffin oil and refined neats-foot oil; stop up the barrels with corks or wads, and place inside each a quarter of a pint of the same mixture, shaking it well up and down the interior.