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boghead coal

[bog-hed] /ˈbɒgˌhɛd/
noun
1.
compact bituminous coal that burns brightly and yields large quantities of tar and oil upon distillation.
Origin of boghead coal
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; named after Boghead, Scotland
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