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oilcan

[ oil-kan ]
/ ˈɔɪlˌkæn /
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noun
a can having a long spout through which oil is poured or squirted to lubricate machinery or the like.
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Origin of oilcan

First recorded in 1830–40; oil + can2
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British Dictionary definitions for oilcan

oilcan
/ (ˈɔɪlˌkæn) /

noun
a container with a long nozzle for applying lubricating oil to machinery
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