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Webster 1913 Edition


Oint

Oint

,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Ointed
;
p. pr & vb. n.
Ointing
.]
[F.
oint
, p. p. of
oindre
, L.
ungere
. See
Anoint
,
Ointment
.]
To anoint.
[Obs.]
Dryden.

Webster 1828 Edition


Oint

OINT

,
Verb.
T.
[L. ungo, like joindre from jungo.]
To anoint; to smear with an unctuous substance.
They oint their naked limbs with mother'd oil.

Definition 2021


oint

oint

English

Verb

oint (third-person singular simple present oints, present participle ointing, simple past and past participle ointed)

  1. (now rare, poetic) To anoint.

Catalan

Etymology

Present participle of oir, possibly corresponding to Latin audiēns, audientem.

Verb

oint

  1. present participle of oir

Noun

oint

  1. (archaic) hearer

Synonyms


French

Etymology

From Latin unctus.

Verb

oint m (feminine singular ointe, masculine plural oints, feminine plural ointes)

  1. past participle of oindre

Old French

Etymology 1

From Latin unctus.

Verb

oint

  1. past participle of oindre

Etymology 2

Latin unctum.

Noun

oint m (oblique plural oinz or ointz, nominative singular oinz or ointz, nominative plural oint)

  1. lard; fat; grease
  2. ointment