Definition of Sea coal

1. Noun. Pulverized bituminous coal; used as a foundry facing.

Generic synonyms: Bituminous Coal, Soft Coal



Definition of Sea coal

1. Noun. (obsolete UK South of England) mineral coal (brought by sea), distinguished from charcoal (which was then brought by land) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Coal

sea calf
sea campion
sea canaries
sea canary
sea captain
sea cat
sea catfish
sea change
sea changes
sea chantey
sea chanty
sea chest
sea chickweed
sea chub
sea clam
sea coal (current term)
sea cob
sea cobs
sea cock
sea cocoa
sea colander
sea cole
sea colewort
sea coot
sea coots
sea corn
sea cow
sea cows
sea cradle
sea crawfish

Literary usage of Sea coal

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1. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1818)
"ON THE NATURE OF SEA-COAL. To MONS. DUBOURG. , I AM persuaded as ... that the sea-coal has a vegetable origin, and that it has been formed near the surface ..."

2. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1906)
"... Nature of sea coal] I AM persuaded, as well as you, that the sea coal has a vegetable origin, and that it has been formed near the surface of the earth; ..."

3. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1906)
"... of sea coal] I AM persuaded, as well as you, that the sea coal has Ia vegetable origin, and that it has been formed near the sur- I face of the earth; ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1842)
"There is, in sooth, something more than warmth, welcome, cheerfulness, serenity, and society, in a good sea-coal fire, though these are much, and more than ..."

5. The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade by John Holland (1841)
"... Old Cinder Heaps—Coal mentioned by Saxon Authors—Extract from the " Bolden Book"— Charter to the Inhabitants of Newcastle to dig Coals—sea coal—Evidence ..."

6. The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade by John Holland (1835)
"... Old Cinder Heaps—Coal mentioned bg Saxon Authors—Extract from the " Bolden Book"— Charter to the Inhabitants of Newcastle to dig Coals—sea coal—Evidence ..."

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