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Lu"bri*cate (?), v. t. [L. lubricatus, p. p. of lubricare to lubricate. See Lubric.]

1.

To make smooth or slippery; as, mucilaginous and saponaceous remedies lubricate the parts to which they are applied.

S. Sharp.

Supples, lubricates, and keeps in play, The various movements of this nice machine. Young.

2.

To apply a lubricant to, as oil or tallow.

 

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