oint

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman oint, Middle French oint, past participle of oindre, from Latin unguere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

oint (third-person singular simple present oints, present participle ointing, simple past and past participle ointed)

  1. (now rare, poetic) To anoint.
    • Dryden
      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.

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

oint

  1. present participle of oir

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin unctus.

Verb[edit]

oint m (feminine ointe, masculine plural oints, feminine plural ointes)

  1. past participle of oindre