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coaly

[koh-lee]
adjective, coal·i·er, coal·i·est.
  1. of, resembling, or containing coal.
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Origin of coaly

First recorded in 1555–65; coal + -y1
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Examples from the Web for coaly

Historical Examples

  • Coaly gave a yelp of delight and stood barking before the door.

    Shawn of Skarrow

    James Tandy Ellis

  • Coaly had returned to the original atoms of atmosphere and nothingness.

    Shawn of Skarrow

    James Tandy Ellis

  • Burney ran114 for the willows under the bank as Coaly quickened his pace.

    Shawn of Skarrow

    James Tandy Ellis

  • There was a line of whitewash near the top of the coaly wall.

  • The deoxidizing process is carried on by means of chemical changes in the substance of the coaly matter.