boghead coal

[ bog-hed ]
/ ˈbɒgˌhɛd /

noun

compact bituminous coal that burns brightly and yields large quantities of tar and oil upon distillation.

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Origin of boghead coal

First recorded in 1935–40; named after Boghead, Scotland

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