axle grease


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axle grease

[′ak·səl ‚grēs]
(materials)
A lubricating grease containing suspended lime particles and thickened with rosin soap.
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Swansea-born Mervyn, 58, who also played for the British Lions, said he used axle grease, which he called speed oil, on his legs before a match.
With the cart they could carry his grandmother's tins of axle grease to the town market to sell.
Unscrewing a section of paneling to see what mysteries lay underneath, I discovered a thin veneer of thoroughly dried, 41-year-old axle grease on a circular runner flange.
Sullivan and Goss Saddlers (from Fort Benton) carries packages of Capitol Stock Food, Mica Axle Grease, and Prussian Worm Powder.
Trainer Ollie Bray knows what a good dog is, having trained Bypass Byway to win the Irish Derby and Axle Grease the Irish Oaks among many other top events and one can sense a touch of excitement in the normally placid Meathman as he discusses his new star.
Robbie Savage bit down hard in midfield, Bellamy dragged the Poles ragged down the flanks and Earnshaw squirmed around in the box like an eel covered in axle grease.
They were always white bread with a liberal spreading of yellow axle grease and a choice of either a thin layer of yellow (cheese)or a suspicion of something pink (ham).
The Little Master was happy to meet Schumacher among the boiler suits, spanners and axle grease of the Grand Prix pit-lane, away from the crowds.
I know he's a mechanic, but surely The Arches isn't doing that badly they can't afford proper axle grease.
Equally confrontationally, Nari Ward's humongous hearse covered in axle grease and nestled on a bed of discarded mufflers is parked right in front of the elevators, announcing a fairly raucous pageant that careens from Nancy Rubins' preposterous ceiling cloud of roped-together mattresses stuffed with cakes, to the psychedelic lunacy of Peter Saul and Alan Turner, to Nicole Eisenman's wall installation, which bumps and grinds into gear with a mind-boggling array of drawings and doodads and stuff.
Yes, I'm talking about mail such as the letter to your daughter that looked as if it might have come from the boy you banned from the house after you found out that he was the recording secretary of the local outlaw motorcycle gang-- that envelope that seemed to have axle grease smudges in the corner and showed indications of having been addressed by someone who thinks the word "street' begins with a c.