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Definition of Cannel
1. an oily, compact coal [n -S]
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Literary usage of Cannel
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1. Bulletin by Kentucky Geological Survey (1905)
"The latter is the horizon of the Whitehouse cannel. It is here and on Bee Branch a splint coal. On the Sparks Branch of the Right Fork, as imperfectly ..."
2. Bulletin by Kentucky Geological Survey, Kentucky State Geologist (1910)
"This is the thickest cannel coal on the line of the section, ... It does not contain as much volatile combustible matter as some of the other cannel coals, ..."
3. Manual of Coal and Its Topography: Illustrated by Original Drawings, Chiefly by J. Peter Lesley (1856)
"The uncommon qualities of cannel, together with its acknowledged scarcity, has stimulated the monopolizing speculation spirit of the day to the trial of its ..."
4. Results of Primary Triangulation and Primary Traverse: Fiscal Year 1904-05 by Samuel Stinson Gannett (1905)
"Analyses of cannel coal. 1. Breckenridge cannel of Kentucky. 2. cannel bench at the Thompson bank. 3. Upper cannel bench at the Brooks bank. 4. ..."
5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1894)
"MAIN cannel.—The Main cannel coal bed had, in 1872, been worked for twenty years or more at the Peytona mines and near them, as well as at the adjacent ..."
6. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: : Exhibiting a View of the Progressive (1857)
"It is also probable that the illuminating power of cannel gas is often somewhat ... I have found remains of fishes in slaty cannel. surrounded by bitumen ..."