Splint-coal

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Splint-coal cannel-coal of slaty structure
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sw. splintsplinta, to splinter; cf. Split.

Usage

In literature:

Entirely different from gas-tar is the tar obtained as a by-product from those (Scottish) blast furnaces which are worked with splint-coal.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
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