re-oil

verb
\ (ˌ)rē-ˈȯi(-ə)l How to pronounce re-oil (audio) \
re-oiled; re-oiling

Definition of re-oil

transitive verb

: to add oil to (something) again : to lubricate (something) again with oil re-oiled the engine re-oil a skillet

First Known Use of re-oil

1843, in the meaning defined above

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