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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In animals, a bag, cyst, or gland containing oil.
  • A bag, made of a coarse fabric, used to inclose materials in an oil-press.
  • A bag containing oil for any purpose, as, at sea, for spreading a film of oil over the surface of the water in a storm. See oil-distributer.


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