Oil-of-cade



noun
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noun
1.
a juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus, of the Mediterranean area, whose wood on destructive distillation yields an oily liquid (oil of cade) used in treating skin diseases.
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noun
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a juniper tree, Juniperus oxycedrus of the Mediterranean region, the wood of which yields an oily brown liquid (oil of cade) used to treat skin ailments
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adjective
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(of a young animal) left by its mother and reared by humans, usually as a pet
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noun
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Jack. died 1450, English leader of the Kentish rebellion against the misgovernment of Henry VI (1450)
adj.

“pet, tame,” mid-15c., used in reference to young animals abandoned by their mothers and brought up by hand; of unknown origin.

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