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coal seam

noun
1.
a bed of coal.
Origin of coal seam
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • The mining engineer, Monsieur Arnaud, was of opinion that on sinking deeper into the coal-seam a better quality would be met with.

    Cruise of the 'Alert' R. W. Coppinger

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