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Example sentences from the Web for lamp oil
"Yes—a smell of lamp-oil mingled with trefoil," agreed Bazarov with a yawn.Fathers and Sons|Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
The expressed oil is purgative, but as a lamp-oil it is superior to colza.
These fish are exceedingly fat and large, and the oil obtained from them is used in this land for lamp-oil.The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela|Benjamin of Tudela
To check this, lamp-oil, turmeric, and leaves of the avarai plant (Dolichos Lablab) are applied.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
I have land, and I have sold a great deal of lamp-oil,' mused Janki; 'but I was a fool to marry this child.'Soldiers Three|Rudyard Kipling