stand oil

noun

Definition of stand oil

: a thickened drying oil especially : linseed oil heated to about 600° F (315° C)

First Known Use of stand oil

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stand oil was in 1908

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“Stand oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%20oil. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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