Lu"bri*cate (?), v. t. [L. lubricatus, p. p. of lubricare to lubricate. See Lubric.]
To make smooth or slippery; as, mucilaginous and saponaceous remedies lubricate the parts to which they are applied.
Supples, lubricates, and keeps in play,
The various movements of this nice machine.
To apply a lubricant to, as oil or tallow.
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