Neats foot oil

neat's-foot oil

[neets-foot]
noun
a pale-yellow fixed oil made by boiling the feet and shinbones of cattle, used chiefly as a dressing for leather.

Origin:
1570–80

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neat's-foot oil
 
n
a yellow fixed oil obtained by boiling the feet and shinbones of cattle and used esp to dress leather

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