EMBROCATION (in Farriery). An external remedy, which consists in an irrigation of the part affected, with some proper liquid, by means of a cloth or sponge dipped in the same. They are of two kinds, strengthening and stimulating, the first may be composed of tar, spirits of turpentine, and opodeldoc. The latter of tar, oil of turpentine, and spirits of wine.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835.
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