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pea coal

noun
1.
anthracite coal in sizes ranging from about 3/8 to about 13/16 inch (1 to 2 cm).
2.
bituminous coal in sizes ranging from about 3/8 to about 3/4 inch (1 to 1.9 cm).
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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