Oily grain(Bot.), the sesame. - - Oily palm, the oil palm.

(Oi"ne*ment) n. Ointment. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(||Oi`no*ma"ni*a) n. See œnomania.

(Oint) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ointed; p. pr & vb. n. Ointing.] [F. oint, p. p. of oindre, L. ungere. See Anoint, Ointment.] To anoint. [Obs.] Dryden.

(Oint"ment) n. [OE. oinement, OF. oignement, fr.F. oindre to anoint, L. ungere, unguere; akin to Skr. aj, and to G. anke (in Switzerland) butter. The first t in the E. word is due to the influence of anoint. Cf. Anoint, Unguent.] That which serves to anoint; any soft unctuous substance used for smearing or anointing; an unguent.

(O*jib"ways) n. pl.; sing. Ojibway. (Ethnol.) Same as Chippeways.

(||O"jo) n. [Sp., prop., an eye.] A spring, surrounded by rushes or rank grass; an oasis. [Southwestern U.S.] Bartlett.

(Oke) n. [Turk. okkah, fr. Ar. ukiyah, wakiyah, prob. fr. Gr. an ounce, fr. L. uncia. Cf. Ounce a weight.]

1. A Turkish and Egyptian weight, equal to about 2¾ pounds.

2. An Hungarian and Wallachian measure, equal to about 2½ pints.

(O"ken*ite) n. [Prob. from Lorenz Oken, a German naturalist.] (Min.) A massive and fibrous mineral of a whitish color, chiefly hydrous silicate of lime.

(O"ker) n. (Min.) See Ocher.

(O"kra) n. (Bot.) An annual plant whose green pods, abounding in nutritious mucilage, are much used for soups, stews, or pickles; gumbo. [Written also ocra and ochra.]

- ol
(-ol) [From alcohol.] (Chem.) A suffix denoting that the substance in the name of which it appears belongs to the series of alcohols or hydroxyl derivatives, as carbinol, glycerol, etc.

(||O"lay) n. pl. [Tamil olai.] Palm leaves, prepared for being written upon with a style pointed with steel. [Written also ola.] Balfour

(Old) n. Open country. [Obs.] See World. Shak.

Oilskin to Oligandrous

(Oil"skin`) n. Cloth made waterproof by oil.

(Oil"stone`) n. A variety of hone slate, or whetstone, used for whetting tools when lubricated with oil.

(Oil"y) a. [Compar. Oilier ; superl. Oiliest.]

1. Consisting of oil; containing oil; having the nature or qualities of oil; unctuous; oleaginous; as, oily matter or substance. Bacon.

2. Covered with oil; greasy; hence, resembling oil; as, an oily appearance.

3. Smoothly subservient; supple; compliant; plausible; insinuating. "This oily rascal." Shak.

His oily compliance in all alterations.

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