from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that gushes, especially an abundantly flowing gas or oil well.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One that gushes
  • n. An oil well that has a natural flow and so no pumping is needed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who gushes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which gushes; specifically, in local (American) use, an oil-well which throws out a very large quantity of oil without having to be pumped.
  • n. One who is demonstratively emotional or sentimental.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an oil well with a strong natural flow so that pumping is not necessary


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