From Anglo-Norman oint, Middle French oint, past participle of oindre, from Latin unguere.
oint (third-person singular simple present oints, present participle ointing, simple past and past participle ointed)
- (now rare, poetic) To anoint.
- They oint their naked limbs with mothered oil.
- 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.25:
- to make his excuse more likely, he caused his legges to be ointed and swathed, and lively counterfeted the behaviour and countenance of a goutie man.
- present participle of oir
From Latin unctus.
oint m (feminine ointe, masculine plural oints, feminine plural ointes)
- past participle of oindre