lamp oil

noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
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Seeds were pressed to give both vegetable and lamp oil, the residual seed cake,
  stems and leaves being used as cattle fodder.
When those ran out, people began asking for lamp oil.
On a practical level, the maidservant's right sleeve traps smoke from the
  burning lamp oil and channels it into the hollow body.
Early settlers used oil from seeps for waterproofing, lubrication, and lamp oil.
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