noun, plural oil·men [oil-men, -muhn]. /ˈɔɪlˌmɛn, -mən/.
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Arkady Gaydamak, a Russian-Israeli oilman and financier, explained his elite view of accumulating wealth to me in 2005.
The firm is owned by Robert Rowling, a Dallas-based oilman and major bankroller of conservative causes.
The oilman airs soft-focus ads promoting wind power (wind is about right).
That's right; from the main line in Philadelphia, and a daughter of a prominent industrialist and oilman.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The custom is still kept up by the descendants of the oilman.The Faith of Islam|Edward Sell
He stopped at the shop of an oilman, and offered him the honey for sale, and he bought it.The Folk-Tales of the Magyars|Various
Mature in style and in interpretative power, John Joseph Mathews goes into the very life of an oilman who was something else.Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest|J. Frank Dobie
They went to a distant village and Chote took service with an oilman and Mote with a potter on a yearly agreement.Folklore of the Santal Parganas|Cecil Henry Bompas