The morning that I arrived there was nothing there but smoke, and ashes, and ruins, and a smell of coal oil over all.
The public rebuked the unenviable notoriety of "coal oil Johnny."
Our only can of coal oil was broken, and the contents had seasoned every eatable not canned.
The subject for this evening's discussion (very solemn) is coal oil.
She was wondering what in the world Johnny Jewel wanted with three whole cases of coal oil—if that was what the boxes contained.
No, it's coal oil and bluin' this time and I don't know what else.
"Let's scrounge anything we can find that runs on gasoline or coal oil," said Al Miner.
Burns like coal oil, and you can't hardly cut it with a hoe.
Now, you all know, coal oil is used for a great many things.
Entering the house they found a can of coal oil and plenty of rags, for a heap of worn-out clothing lay in a corner.