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smeared with oil or grease to reduce friction

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You may call it by what larned name you please, Judge,” said the hunter, throwing his rifle across his left arm, and knocking up a brass lid in the breech, from which he took a small piece of greased leather and, wrapping a bail in it, forced them down by main strength on the powder, where he continued to pound them while speaking.
Remember, he's greased lightning," he warned, as he helped her to mount.
An' he went like greased lightnin' once he got started.
 So pigs to lead the populace are greased good.
All the higher offices were gained through parliamentary influence, royalty had nothing to do now with them, and the subordinate clerks became, after a time, merely the running-gear of the machine; the most important considerations with them being to keep the wheels well greased.
Aylward, who had drawn an arrow from his quiver, carefully greased the head of it, and sped it at the same mark.
When he blew this bugle, four-and-twenty other gentlemen of inferior rank, in Lincoln green a little coarser, and russet boots with a little thicker soles, turned out directly: and away galloped the whole train, with spears in their hands like lacquered area railings, to hunt down the boars, or perhaps encounter a bear: in which latter case the baron killed him first, and greased his whiskers with him afterwards.
We had a glimpse of the tower- ing multitude of trees, of the immense matted jungle, with the blazing little ball of the sun hanging over it-- all perfectly still--and then the white shutter came down again, smoothly, as if sliding in greased grooves.
He rode his own horse, Greased Lightning, and won the Garrison cup at Quebec races.
His shoes were newly greased, and ornamented with a pair of rusty iron buckles; the packthread at his knees had been renewed; and where he wanted buttons, he wore pins.
Beg your pardon, sir,' said Sam, when he had concluded, 'but wen I gets on this here grievance, I runs on like a new barrow with the wheel greased.
Grease dancers and singers from the West End will perform many unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You''re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy and Greased Lightnin''.