oiler

[ oi-ler ]
/ ˈɔɪ lər /

noun

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Origin of oiler

First recorded in 1545–55; oil + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for oiler

oiler
/ (ˈɔɪlə) /

noun

a person, device, etc, that lubricates or supplies oil
an oil tanker
an oil well
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