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To strike oil
(c) To separate by a blow or any sudden action; as, to strike off what is superfluous or corrupt. To strike oil, to find petroleum when boring for it; figuratively, to make a lucky hit financially. [Slang, U.S.] To strike one luck, to shake hands with one and wish good luck. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. To strike out. (a) To produce by collision; to force out, as, to strike out sparks with steel. (b) To blot out; to efface; to erase. ``To methodize is as necessary as to strike out.' --Pope. (c) To form by a quick effort; to devise; to invent; to contrive, as, to strike out a new plan of finance. (d) (Baseball) To cause a player to strike out; -- said of the pitcher. See To strike out, under Strike, v. i. To strike sail. See under Sail. To strike up. (a) To cause to sound; to begin to beat. ``Strike up the drums.' --Shak. (b) To begin to sing or play; as, to strike up a tune. (c) To raise (as sheet metal), in making diahes, pans, etc., by blows or pressure in a die. To strike work, to quit work; to go on a strike.

Meaning of To strike oil from wikipedia

- Oil Strike North is a BBC television drama series produced in 1975. The series was created and produced by Gerard Glaister and dealt with life on Nelson...
- The miners' strike of 1984–1985 was a major industrial action within the British coal industry in an attempt to prevent colliery closures. It was led...
- were known before 1880, but oil strikes near Lander led to claims by Schoonmaker and Iba. In 1889 the first well to strike oil was drilled in the Shannon...
- Getty is Better Than Yours". Out. Retrieved March 19, 2021. "About – Strike Oil". strikeoil.com. Berg, Alex (March 13, 2018). "Gigi Gorgeous & Nats Getty:...
- Decepticon base (base to scorpion and back again) of limited intelligence, with no mention of his robot mode. Autobots Strike Oil is a children's book...
- The oil rush in America started in Titusville, Pennsylvania, in the Oil Cr**** Valley when Edwin L. Drake struck "rock oil" there in 1859. Titusville and...
- The 2009 Lindsey Oil Refinery strikes were a series of wildcat strikes that affected the energy industry in the United Kingdom in 2009. The action involved...
- The 1926 general strike in the United Kingdom was a general strike that lasted nine days, from 4 to 12 May 1926. It was called by the General Council of...
- Oil! is a novel by Upton Sinclair, first published in 1926–27 and told as a third-person narrative, with only the opening pages written in the first person...
- Webb, Tim (20 March 2013). "Like father, like son: Abramovich junior strikes oil". The Times. ISSN 0140-0460. Retrieved 14 November 2017. Minchom, Clive...