cinder

Part of speech: noun

A burnt out coal; a scale from forged iron; slag.

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Usage examples "cinder":

  1. She stood in the cinder pathway in absolute consternation. - "The Iron Woman", Margaret Deland.
  2. For that conscience that is fast asleep, may yet be effectually awakened and saved; but that conscience that is seared, dried, as it were, into a cinder, can never have sense, feeling, or the least regret in this world. - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
  3. Daddy went down the steps first and then turned and " hopped" the children down to the cinder path, one after the other. - "Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's", Laura Lee Hope.