oilcan


oil·can

noun \ˈi(-ə)l-ˌkan\

: a can for holding oil; especially : a can with a long thin part through which oil comes out slowly

Full Definition of OILCAN

:  a can for oil; especially :  a spouted can designed to release oil drop by drop (as for lubricating machinery)

First Known Use of OILCAN

1839

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