Oil of Palms

Money. Huile is French slang for “money,” as will appear from the following quotation: “Il faudra que vostre bourse fasse les frais de vostre curiosité; il fant de la peeune, il faut de l'huile.” (La Fausse Coquette, ii. 7; 1694.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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