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slag heap

  1. a hillock of waste matter from coal mining, etc
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Historical Examples of slag heap

  • To the south of Lens there is a slag-heap overgrown with weeds called the Green Crassier.

    From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917

    Philip Gibbs

  • Dakin, wandered into the slag-heap and took part in the battle, helping to kill some of the Boche there.