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coal hod

noun

  1. a small pail for carrying coal; a coal scuttle.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of coal hod1

First recorded in 1815–25

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Example Sentences

Fanny opened the coal-hod, intending to put fresh coals on the dying fire; but, to her distress, found that the hod was empty.

He is tired and cross, and doesn't want to sling ashes nor bang a coal-hod.

To our poor, racked frames a coal-hod would not have suggested more discomfort.

The round, smooth coals that Dicky discovered in the coal-hod made a pair of expressive black eyes.

"Didn't come," grunted Marty, and picked up the empty coal hod.

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