Meaning of “liniment” in the English Dictionary

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"liniment" in British English

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linimentnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈlɪn.ə.mənt/ us /ˈlɪn.ə.mənt/ old-fashioned

a liquid, usually containing alcohol, that is rubbed into the skin to reduce pain or stiffness in a joint (= place where two bones are connected)

(Definition of “liniment” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)