Definition of Greased

1. Adjective. Smeared with oil or grease to reduce friction.

Exact synonyms: Lubricated
Antonyms: Unlubricated

Definition of Greased

1. Verb. (past of grease) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greased

1. grease [v] - See also: grease

Lexicographical Neighbors of Greased

grease monkey
grease monkeys
grease nipple
grease one's palms
grease payment
grease pit
grease pits
grease someone's palm
grease up
greaseball
greaseboard
greaseboards
greaseburger
greaseburgers
greased (current term)
greased lightning
greaseless
greaseless cream
greaselike
greasepaint
greasepaints
greaseproof
greaseproof paper
greaseproofed
greaseproofing
greaseproofs
greaser
greasers
greases

Literary usage of Greased

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1842 I will come, as the Americans say, like greased lightning. ... 1842 The horse went up the street like a blue streak of greased lightning.—Phila. ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"Reports also were industriously spread in the bazaars that the missionaries had petitioned the queen of Great Britain to enforce the use of the greased ..."

3. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"... resident at Rome, (those hinges of the church must be greased with English revenues,) were possessed of the best prebends and parsonages in the land, ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1860)
"the filling, and its firm, true hold in the grooves of the gun; the greased canvas wipes the rifling clean, und leaves the bore in a condition to receive ..."

5. History of India Under Queen Victoria from 1836 to 1880 by Lionel James Trotter (1886)
"THE greased CARTRIDGES. THE military station of Dum-Dum, eight miles from Calcutta, had long been the head-quarters of the Bengal Artillery. ..."

6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1867)
"the filling, and its firm, true hold in the grooves of the gun; the greased canvas wipes the rifling clean, and leaves the bore in a condition to receive ..."

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