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  • adv. In an oily way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an oily manner; as oil; in the manner or presenting the appearance of oil; smoothly.


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  • Fabric from the room seven and oilily outlet shop I dream of visiting that place!

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  • I love the gathered trim with the oilily fabrics - gorgeous!

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  • Then I bought myself sssh, don't tell husband some very oilily type fabric from here .

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  • And then I made a cat from black needlecord and oilily needlecord so I could practise on my sewing machine.....

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  • I beckoned to him and he waddled forward, smiling oilily.


  • The unemployed men who frequent them are mostly of the cap-touching type — the type who tells you oilily that he is ‘Temperance’ and votes Conservative.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • The steerage promenade-deck, iron-sided, black-floored, ending in the iron approaches to the galley at one end and the iron superstructures about a hatch at the other, was like a grim swart oilily clean machine-shop aisle, so inclosed, so over-roofed, that the side toward the sea seemed merely a long factory window.

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  • Its green carpet closed oilily over his head and hid him for an instant: then he came up, gasping vigorously, and scrambled out amid our laughter; leaving behind him a black hole in the scum from which a stench of old meat rose like a visible pillar, and hung about us and him and the valley, disconcertingly.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

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  • “There, lady, I heartily agree with you,” he said oilily.

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