- any opening by which coal is being or has been extracted.
- a bed of coal ready for mining.
SYNONYMS FOR winning
Related formswin·ning·ly, adverbwin·ning·ness, nounun·win·ning, adjective
Examples from the Web for winningly
Winningly, though, Weaver was hardly some bloodless accountant.Earl Weaver, Baseball’s Brilliant Antagonist, Dies|Tim Marchman|January 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A winningly comic novel about two men, young and old, going through midlife crises.
“Honestly, just sharing the stage with those two was a high point in my career,” Meno, winningly, told The New York Times.
That it stems from an engrained sense of unworthiness and shame is something that Dunne is winningly eager to acknowledge.
Winningly the knight gan beg the noble queen to let him hear what message she would send to Etzel's land.The Nibelungenlied|Unknown
"Surely sending boats is too much of a nuisance," the French commander said winningly.Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet|Harold Leland Goodwin
Kellogg could talk, Heaven alone knew how winningly he could talk!The Fortune Hunter|Louis Joseph Vance
You know the man—how winningly he pleads—how he is wont to play the usurer with the hearts of the multitude.Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy|Friedrich Schiller
It is from this center that it draws all things unto itself, winningly, drawing love for the soul, and actively drawing in milk.Fantasia of the Unconscious|D. H. Lawrence
British Dictionary definitions for winningly
- a shaft or seam of coal
- the extraction of coal or ore from the ground