Ros"in (?), n. [A variant of resin.]

The hard, amber-colored resin left after distilling off the volatile oil of turpentine; colophony.

Rosin oil, an oil obtained from the resin of the pine tree, -- used by painters and for lubricating machinery, etc.


© Webster 1913.

Ros"in, v. t.

To rub with rosin, as musicians rub the bow of a violin.

Or with the rosined bow torment the string. Gay.


© Webster 1913.

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