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neat's-foot oil

[neets-foo t]
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noun
  1. a pale-yellow fixed oil made by boiling the feet and shinbones of cattle, used chiefly as a dressing for leather.
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Origin of neat's-foot oil

First recorded in 1570–80
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British Dictionary definitions for neat's-foot oil

neat's-foot oil

noun
  1. a yellow fixed oil obtained by boiling the feet and shinbones of cattle and used esp to dress leather
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