Pure mayhem is what happened next, as Tyra ran around the studio screaming to the audience, “You get Vaseline.”
Well, I shall have to go and get that Vaseline or Pa's legs will suffer.
After the terminals are thoroughly brightened, they should be covered with Vaseline.
On the second day we began rubbing him daily from head to foot with Vaseline.
This last was in reference to a bottle of Vaseline, which Tom produced.
Castor oil or Vaseline was used to make it transparent, so as to adapt it for printing from.
He begged some Vaseline from his mother and rubbed it on the sore neck.
Vaseline oil, however, is sold at a price much above its value for insulating purposes.
So while she is gone I have given the furniture a shine-up with Vaseline.
It can be made transparent with wax or Vaseline, and prints obtained from it giving a dark image on a white ground.
1872, trademark for an ointment made from petroleum and marketed by Chesebrough Manufacturing Co., coined from German Wasser "water" + Greek elaion "oil" + scientific-sounded ending -ine. Robert A. Chesebrough was of the opinion that petroleum was a product of the underground decomposition of water.
The name is of mixed origin, being derived from Wasser, water, and elaion [Greek in the original], oil (water-oil), and indicates the belief of the discoverer that petroleum, the mother of Vaseline, is produced by the agency of heat and pressure from the carbon of certain rocks, and the hydrogen of water. ["The Monthly Review of Dental Surgery," February 1877]
Vaseline Vas·e·line (vās'ə-lēn', vās'ə-lēn')
A trademark used for a brand of petroleum jelly.