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 for liniment
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Liniment \Lin"i*ment\ (l[i^]n"[i^]*ment), n. [L. linimentum, fr.
     linire, linere, to besmear, anoint : cf. F. liniment. Cf.
     Letter, Lime a viscous substance.]
     A liquid or semiliquid preparation of a consistence thinner
     than an ointment, applied to the skin by friction, esp. one
     used as a sedative or a stimulant.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  liniment
      n 1: a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve
           muscular stiffness and pain [syn: liniment,
           embrocation]

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