How to use Unguents in a sentence
It was used in unguents and against the bites of snakes, &c. In the middle ages the flower continued to be common and was taken as the symbol of heavenly purity.
The body was brought to the pile in an embroidered robe and jars of unguents and honey were placed beside it.
They also forbade the introduction of foreign wines and unguents.
The heat produced by friction, when moderate in amount, is useful in softening and liquefying thick unguents; but when excessive it is prejudicial, by decomposing the unguents, and sometimes even by softening the metal of the bearings, and raising their temperature so high as to set fire to neighboring combustible matters.
The elevation of temperature produced by the friction of a journal is sometimes used as an experimental test of the quality of unguents.Advertisement
The term is particularly used of the ceremonial practice of anointing with oil or unguents (see Anointing).
Weapons, food, water, unguents and various trinkets were laid with the corpse at all periods.