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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grease  \Grease\  (gr[=e]z  or  gr[=e]s;  277),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Greased}  (gr[=e]zd  or  gr[=e]sd);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Greasing}.] 
  1.  To  smear,  anoint,  or  daub,  with  grease  or  fat;  to 
  lubricate;  as  to  grease  the  wheels  of  a  wagon. 
 
  2.  To  bribe;  to  corrupt  with  presents. 
 
  The  greased  advocate  that  grinds  the  poor.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  To  cheat  or  cozen;  to  overreach.  [Obs.]  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  4.  (Far.)  To  affect  (a  horse)  with  grease,  the  disease. 
 
  {To  grease  in  the  hand},  to  corrupt  by  bribes.  --Usher. 




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