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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of vaseline.

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Examples

  • For the older child, before a certain meal each day, a well-vaselined piece of cotton may be inserted in the rectum; this often produces a bowel movement immediately after the meal.

    The Mother and Her Child

  • The under surface, of the lips of the beakers should be vaselined to prevent the water trickling down the sides.

    Lessons on Soil

  • You did not love the floor of a flat-car nor guns with canvas jackets and the smell of vaselined metal or a canvas that rain leaked through, although it is very fine under a canvas and pleasant with guns; but you loved some one else whom now you knew was not even to be pretended there; you seeing now very clearly and coldly -- not so coldly as clearly and emptily.

    A Farewell To Arms

  • WE had spectacles to play antiquaries in, and the rims were vaselined to prevent rust, and it came off on our faces with other kinds of dirt, and when the antiquary game was over Mrs. Red House helped us to wash it off with all the thoroughness of aunts, and far more gentleness.

    New Treasure Seekers

  • It was hot, and the derby hat pressed down on the vaselined hair was hotter than anything about him, hotter even than the parched fields and the steaming asphalt which yielded to his feet.

    Skippy Bedelle His Sentimental Progress From the Urchin to the Complete Man of the World

  • The steel head of a two pronged fish spear, a fisherman's knife in its sheath with belt, a paternoster, invaluable for the fathoms of fishing line attached, a small American axe with the head vaselined, a canvas housewife with sail-needles, a few darning needles and some pack thread, and a number of odds and ends including some extra heavy lead sinkers.

    The Beach of Dreams

  • WE had spectacles to play antiquaries in, and the rims were vaselined to prevent rust, and it came off on our faces with other kinds of dirt, and when the antiquary game was over, Mrs. Red House helped us to wash it off with all the thoroughness of aunts, and far more gentleness.

    New Treasure Seekers or, The Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune

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