sea coal

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sea coal (uncountable)

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

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for sea coal in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)