case oil


Definition of case oil

: kerosene contained in 5-gallon tin cans packed by twos in wooden cases

First Known Use of case oil

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for case oil

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“Case oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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