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gas well

a well from which natural gas is obtained.
Origin of gas well
1840-50, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In another well, a mile and a half from any gas-well, a powerful stream of gas has been recently struck.

    A Guide to the Virginia Springs John Jennings Moorman
  • The same gentleman has since obtained a second gas-well near the former, and in all respects similar to it.

    A Guide to the Virginia Springs John Jennings Moorman
British Dictionary definitions for gas-well

gas well

a well for obtaining natural gas
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