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Thread #55979   Message #3875890
Posted By: Jeri
08-Sep-17 - 11:22 AM
Thread Name: req/ADD: Prospect Providence Perseverance(Marsden)
Subject: RE: req/ADD: Prospect Providence Perseverance(Marsden)
'Sweating on a seek-oil dam' is a terrific line, using a term for a lubrication device on a loom that only a mill worker would know."

From...er..,Brian Peters, in a previous post.

"Sea coil" has nothing to do with mill work. I've also heard the term used with "seek-oil engines" that don't have an oil pump. May be similar, may not. It would make sense to have a dam to collect oil to lubricate machinery.