British Dictionary definitions for oil drum
- a metal drum used to contain or transport oil
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Examples from the Web for oil drum
Into one of these an oil-drum was fixed, to be used as the fireplace, the other hole serving to hold our saucepan.
The charge is in a can like an oil-drum and dropped in the pipe, and then the shell dropped in on top of it.