Every time I break up with a guy I play “kerosene” in my car on repeat.
The cozy days of lighting the Hofburg Palace with kerosene rather than electricity had come to an abrupt end.
Unfortunately, Jones didn't have those tools available to him, but he did have a Koran soaking in kerosene backstage.
Small homes often have only kerosene lamps to provide light, which spew toxins equivalent to two packs of cigarettes a day.
Franz Joseph lit the Hofburg Palace with kerosene lamps and viewed the telephone as a nuisance.
Here he filled a native lamp with kerosene oil and set it in a box upon a stick.
They were all settin' purrin' in the dark, because they'd forgot to send for any kerosene.
To cleanse the head from lice, rub the scalp and saturate the hair with kerosene.
She was at the kerosene; oh, it makes me just sick to think of it.
By the light of the kerosene lamp she leaned over and examined the figures.
1852, coined irregularly by Canadian geologist Abraham Gesner (1797-1864), who discovered how to distill it c.1846, from Greek keros "wax" + chemical suffix -ene. So called because it contains paraffin (hence the British English name, paraffin oil).