stand oil


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

Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stand oil was in 1862

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Cite this Entry

“Stand oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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