One of Harlow's best portraits: the likeness is admirable, and the tone well accords with Elliston's unguent, supple expression.
But the unguent was not forthcoming, and the emperor was crowned without its aid.
Now, this unguent has done ‘a deal of good’ to the leather of my boots.
She also 'invented' many a lotion and unguent for the preservation and creation of beauty.
The Selgic iris1246 also, and the unguent which is made from it, are in great esteem.
Against my burial she has kept this unguent; for me ye have not always.
They anointed the fingers with some unguent, and lighted them.
In such cases the influence of the god, communicated to the victim, passed with the unguent into the stone.
He saw the wax dripping upon the stones, the black Lares trickling with unguent.
In his hands, however, it was changed from an unguent into a powder, and was called the powder of sympathy.
"ointment," mid-15c., from Latin unguentem "ointment," from stem of unguere "to anoint or smear with ointment," from PIE root *ongw- "to salve, anoint" (cf. Sanskrit anakti "anoints, smears," Armenian aucanem "I anoint," Old Prussian anctan "butter," Old High German ancho, German anke "butter," Old Irish imb, Welsh ymenyn "butter").
unguent un·guent (ŭng'gwənt)
A soothing or medicinal salve.