Lu"bri*cate (?), v. t. [L. lubricatus, p. p. of lubricare to lubricate. See Lubric.] 1. To make smooth or slippery; as, mucilaginous and saponaceous remedies lubricate the parts to which they are applied. S. Sharp.

Supples, lubricates, and keeps in play,
The various movements of this nice machine.

2. To apply a lubricant to, as oil or tallow.