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oil patch

noun, Slang.
1.
an area in which oil is produced.
2.
the petroleum industry.
Origin of oil patch
1960-1965
1960-65
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  • The Bush family, with its Yankee and Ivy League origins and its oil-patch mythology, is both Northern and Western.

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