: a grease fitting

Word History


Oscar U. Zerk †1968 American (Austrian-born) inventor

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of zerk was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Zerk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zerk. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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