from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, a longitudinal canal filled with aromatic oil, especially characteristic of the fruits of the Umbelliferæ.
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Euro and China worries for steelmakers aren't new, but the spill and a drilling moratorium could affect the oil-tube and piping business, the firm said.
He once stood and looked on at the emptying of a certain oil-tube; he did so watch in hand, and accurately timed the operation; and in so doing offered the perfect type of his profession.