greased

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Grease \Grease\ (gr[=e]z or gr[=e]s; 277), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Greased} (gr[=e]zd or gr[=e]sd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Greasing}.]

1. To smear, anoint, or daub, with grease or fat; to lubricate; as, to grease the wheels of a wagon.

2. To bribe; to corrupt with presents.

The greased advocate that grinds the poor. --Dryden.

3. To cheat or cozen; to overreach. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.

4. (Far.) To affect (a horse) with grease, the disease.

{To grease in the hand}, {To grease the hand}, to corrupt by bribes. --Usher.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

greased \greased\ adjective smeared with oil or grease to reduce friction; as, a greased pig is too slippery to hold.

Syn: lubricated. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

greased

adjective

1: smeared with oil or grease to reduce friction [syn: {lubricated}, {greased}] [ant: {ungreased}, {unlubricated}]


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