Ointment in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Ointment

(medicine) A viscous preparation of oils and/or fats, usually containing medication, used as a treatment or as an emollient. | A substance used to anoint, as in religious rituals.

Short Example Sentences for Ointment

  • 1. Of this compound an ointment was made. 🔊
  • 2. Thy name is ointment poured forth. 🔊
  • 3. Life-giving ointment or leaves, 326. 🔊
  • 4. Balm, a sort of ointment that soothes pain and cures. 🔊
  • 5. There had been two flies in the ointment of his public success. 🔊
  • 6. I used to apply ointment to its feet and then put on some bandage. 🔊
  • 7. And I've no ointment at all at all. 🔊
  • 8. It is more than probable that these ointment stories came from the East. 🔊
  • 9. But in Peter's ointment of joy there was a fly or two. 🔊
  • 10. She took this box of precious ointment and broke it over the body of Christ. 🔊
  • 11. He names the sacred Name, and it is like ointment poured out upon his soul. 🔊
  • 12. Lubricate the two stop-cocks with resin ointment (Fig. 137). 🔊

How to use Ointment in Sentences?

  • 1. To them the precious ointment was an important essential of legitimate kingship. 🔊
  • 2. The hut was the fly in the ointment of the specialist in lunacy and the controller-general. 🔊
  • 3. How many would fain have the precious ointment for the sake of its perfume to themselves! 🔊
  • 4. It was a smarting ointment to apply to so fresh a wound; but we took the medicine. 🔊
  • 5. Four days she rubbed him with some ointment she found in the palace, and the monster recovered. 🔊
  • 6. On the third day the wound was dressed for the first time, and a digestive ointment applied. 🔊
  • 7. It is the most precious ointment thou couldest give Me, that I should evermore hover in thy soul. 🔊
  • 8. Smear a thick layer of resin ointment (B.P.) on the flange around the mouth of the jar. 🔊
  • 9. And then she laid an ointment and a salve to him as it pleased to her, that he was never so fresh nor so lusty. 🔊
  • 10. As he spoke he drew a small case of medicines from his pocket and rubbed the neck of the hunchback with some ointment made of balsam. 🔊
  • 11. He had with him a bottle of ointment made of turpentine and onions, a preparation used to throw hounds off a trail. 🔊
  • 12. He waiteth for the troubling of the political waters, to the end that he may step in and be healed of the itch by the ointment of office. 🔊
  • 13. The belief in the efficacy of fairy ointment appears to have been somewhat generally held in England. 🔊
  • 14. Paraffine and mercurial ointment are perhaps the two best things to keep rust off iron, in sea voyages or in boat-shooting. 🔊
  • 15. Purgatives were prescribed, with the view of suppressing the discharge, and mercurial ointment was rubbed on the tumour, to produce its absorption. 🔊
  • 16. After another dressing you may be able to ride, provided that your barber attends to dressing it with ointment and a little lint every day. 🔊
  • 17. And there were some that had indignation within themselves, and said, Why was this waste of the ointment made? 🔊
  • 18. Whereas, this Ointment will remove the humors from the system and leave the patient a vigorous and healthy man. 🔊
  • 19. Its subtle, all-pervading power must go through our whole life: the odour of the ointment must fill the house. 🔊
  • 20. A Northumberland tradition tells of a midwife who was fetched to attend a lady, and who received a box of ointment with which to anoint the infant. 🔊
  • 21. For this cause did the Lord suffer the ointment to be poured on his head; that he might breathe the breath of immortality unto his church. 🔊
  • 22. After every movement the parts should be well sponged with cold water, and an ointment of galls and opium, procured from the druggist, applied. 🔊
  • 23. This is the mixture, and I should recommend one of these powders every morning and the chemist will put all directions upon the ointment box. 🔊