coal pit

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noun

a pit where coal is dug.
a place where charcoal is made.

Nearby words

  1. coal mine,
  2. coal miner,
  3. coal miner's lung,
  4. coal mining,
  5. coal oil,
  6. coal pot,
  7. coal sack,
  8. coal scuttle,
  9. coal seam,
  10. coal tar

Origin of coal pit

before 1050; Middle English colpytte, Old English collpytt

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