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coal hole

  1. British informal a small coal cellar
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Examples from the Web for coal hole

Historical Examples

  • Its paws are white really, but I think it's been in the coal-hole.

    The Kitchen Cat and Other Stories

    Amy Walton

  • Was he locked up in the coal-hole or in one of the attics up stairs?

    My Friend Smith

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • One spot, however, had to be visited, commonly called the coal-hole.

    True Blue

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • "And as dark as a coal-hole," said Murphy, as he opened the door and looked out.

  • And did you find taste and tact in that coal-hole of the Thtre Libre?

    Picture and Text

    Henry James