Crossword Genius

French king giving us oil (5)


I believe the answer is:


'french king' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'giving us oil' is the wordplay.
'giving' indicates an anagram (the letters give the letters for another word).
'usoil' is an anagram of 'LOUIS'.

(Other definitions for louis that I've seen before include "and 23: US jazz trumpeter" , "French gold coin" , "Joe ---, the Brown Bomber" , "-- Armstrong, trumpeter" , "Many kings of France" .)

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