Definition of Coalbox

1. a box for storing coal [n -ES]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Coalbox

coal tar naphtha
coal tars
coal tit
coal tongs
coal worker's pneumoconiosis
coala
coalas
coalball
coalbed
coalbed methane
coalbeds
coalbin
coalbins
coalbox (current term)
coalboxes
coaled
coaler
coaleries
coalers
coalery
coalesce
coalesced
coalescence
coalescences
coalescency
coalescent
coalescents
coalescer

Literary usage of Coalbox

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. At Eternity's Shore: And Other Tales by Richard Murray (1912)
"... History of Private coalbox Soldiers of the Queen, men of Great Britain and Ireland, and of Hindustan, are rushed aboard HMS "Kohinoor" and are sailing ..."

2. Model houses for the industrial classes by Banister Fletcher (1871)
"coalbox and Closet.—Form where shown with 1^-inch square framing divided into two compartments in the height, the lower one 3 feet 6 inches high for ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1870)
"... coalbox," and the Professor makes a mental note of it, in order to look out this particular nse of the word coalbox in the Dictionary) " he would come ..."

4. Opinions of the Press on the Fairlie Engine: Being a Series of Articles by Robert Francis Fairlie (1868)
"... say together 6£ tons of varying weight, non-tractive, upon a single Adams's radial axle in a tank, coalbox, and apparatus weighing about 55 cwt., ..."

5. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1862)
"The man had remained in this place for about half-an-hour, when he suddenly stepped forward to the coalbox, and, arming himself with a heavy poker, ..."

6. The British Essayists edited by Alexander Chalmers (1808)
"From speculation he proceeded to practice, and supplied himself with the tools of a carpenter, with which he mended his coalbox ..."

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