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neatsfoot oil[′nēts‚fu̇t ‚ȯil]
Pale-yellow oil with unusual odor; soluble in organic solvents and kerosine; obtained by boiling shinbones and hoofless feet of cattle; used to treat leather, as a lubricant, and to oil wool. Also known as bubulum oil; hoof oil.
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After you have done this, apply to the interior of the hide a coat of neatsfoot oil
, or softol.
He rustled up a double set of harness for us at an auction, and with a good soaking of neatsfoot oil
, the mold disappeared.