oil of cade


oil of cade

noun

  1. See under cade1.

noun

  1. a juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus, of the Mediterranean area, whose wood on destructive distillation yields an oily liquid (oil of cade), used in treating skin diseases.

noun

  1. a juniper tree, Juniperus oxycedrus of the Mediterranean region, the wood of which yields an oily brown liquid (oil of cade) used to treat skin ailments

adjective

  1. (of a young animal) left by its mother and reared by humans, usually as a pet

noun

  1. Jack. died 1450, English leader of the Kentish rebellion against the misgovernment of Henry VI (1450)

adj.“pet, tame,” mid-15c., used in reference to young animals abandoned by their mothers and brought up by hand; of unknown origin.

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