coal heaver

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noun

a person who carries or shovels coal.

Nearby words

  1. coal ball,
  2. coal car,
  3. coal cutter,
  4. coal field,
  5. coal gas,
  6. coal hod,
  7. coal hole,
  8. coal measures,
  9. coal mine,
  10. coal miner

Origin of coal heaver

First recorded in 1755–65

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British Dictionary definitions for coal heaver

coal heaver

noun

a workman who moves coal
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