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coal heaver

noun

  1. a person who carries or shovels coal.


coal heaver

noun

  1. a workman who moves coal


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Word History and Origins

Origin of coal heaver1

First recorded in 1755–65

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Example Sentences

He was drinking beer like a coal-heaver, and yet you couldn't but perceive that he was a gentleman.

In this rickety, filthy, old tenement the coal-heaver rented two rooms on the third floor.

It is somewhere said in that work that the wife of a coal-heaver is more respectable than the mistress of a prince.

He said he would have been a coal-heaver rather than be dependent upon his relations.

He once hired himself as a potman, and then as a coal-heaver.

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