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wood coal

noun
1.
brown coal; lignite.
2.
Origin of wood coal
1645-1655
1645-55
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  • He stood up, casting his bit of wood-coal on the cloth before him.

    The Maid-At-Arms Robert W. Chambers
  • For in the wood-coal a great deal of the hydrogen still remains.

    Town Geology Charles Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for wood-coal

wood coal

noun
1.
another name for lignite, charcoal
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