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Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of oil derrick
First recorded in 1860–65
Words nearby oil derrick
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for oil derrick
One day he conceived the idea of climbing to the top of the oil-derrick and writing a poem to vent his pent-up fervor.Dynamite Stories|Hudson Maxim