well oiled


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operating smoothly and efficiently.
very drink.

See also: oiled, oiled

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
"They are rusted so badly that I cannot move them at all; if I am well oiled I shall soon be all right again.
He was something of a dandy and kept his tin body brilliantly polished and his tin joints well oiled. Also he was very courteous in manner and so kind and gentle that everyone loved him.