from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A layer of oil floating on the surface of water.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A layer of oil floating on water; -- usually petroleum or fuel oil which has leaked from a ship.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a thin film of oil floating on top of water (especially crude oil spilled from a ship)
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At the mention of "LeFever, " a blush actually did seep through V'lu's protective pigmentation, spreading upon her carob complexion like an oil slick on the muddy Mississippi, and even though her nervous system was, by hurricane drops, entertained, she flinched.
Sometimes their bitches are not so readily available, and the horny doggy “suitor” has to climb a fence with a few strands of barbed wire strung across the top at great risk to his pesky ’nads, or swim through a flaming oil slick out at sea, but his targeted, temporary lady love is always putting out a biosignal that turns him into a furry heat-seeking lust missile.