Part of speech: verb

To supply with coal.

Part of speech: noun

A combustible substance derived from ancient vegetation, found in beds or veins in the earth; a piece of partly burned wood.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "coal":

  1. In the first place, coal will not give out for a long, long time. - "Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers", Brisbane, Arthur.
  2. When they were in their room again she put the boy to bed, for there was no fire and no coal to make one. - "The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories Strength of Gideon; Mammy Peggy's Pride; Viney's Free Papers; The Fruitful Sleeping of The Rev. Elisha Edwards; The Ingrate; The Case of 'Ca'line'; The Finish of Patsy Barnes; One Man's Fortunes; Jim's Probation; U", Paul Laurence Dunbar.
  3. Yes, I do: he has run on to light a fire where we found the coal, so as to cook some of the meat. - "Steve Young", George Manville Fenn.