bright coal


noun
  1. coal consisting of alternating layers of clarain and vitrain.

Words Nearby bright coal

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use bright coal in a sentence

  • A bright coal fire burned in the wide, steel bars of the grate, and diffused a lazy, luxurious warmth through the large apartment.

  • The light of a bright coal from a wood fire, and the light of a red-hot iron, do it likewise, but not at so great a distance.

  • The Messenger did as the little girl bade him, and then he lifted one small, bright coal from the fire, and put it in his lantern.

    Tell Me Another Story | Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
  • There was a bright coal fire in the stove, and the khidmatgar put the kettle upon it.

  • A bright coal-fire was glowing in the grate, for it was a chilly evening, and bright jets of gas were burning in chandeliers.

    Gypsy Breynton | Elizabeth Stuart Phelps