coal hod

a small pail for carrying coal; a coal scuttle.
[1815-25]

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  • coal hod — noun chiefly Northeast : coal scuttle * * * a small pail for carrying coal; a coal scuttle. [1815 25] * * * coal hod, = coal scuttle. (Cf. ↑coal scuttle) …   Useful english dictionary

  • coal-hod — n. [Americanism for Coal scuttle.] …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • coal scuttle — noun container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire • Syn: ↑scuttle • Hypernyms: ↑container * * * noun : a metal pail for holding and carrying coal typically having a bail and a sloping lip for ease in pouring * * * a metal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coal-scuttle — n. [U. S.] Coal hod …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Hod — may refer to: * Brick hod, a long handled box carried over the shoulder to move a load of bricks or mortar * Hod Hill, an archaeological site in Dorset, England * Coal scuttle *Hod הוד is the Hebrew word for majesty , splendor or glory . **Hod… …   Wikipedia

  • Hod — (h[o^]d), n. [Prov. E. for hold, i. e., that which holds. See {Hold}.] 1. A kind of wooden tray with a handle, having V shaped trough, made of wood or metal, attached to a long handle and usually carried over the shoulder; it is a tool used by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coal — (k[=o]l), n. [AS. col; akin to D. kool, OHG. chol, cholo, G. kohle, Icel. kol, pl., Sw. kol, Dan. kul; cf. Skr. jval to burn. Cf. {Kiln}, {Collier}.] 1. A thoroughly charred, and extinguished or still ignited, fragment from wood or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coal basins — Coal Coal (k[=o]l), n. [AS. col; akin to D. kool, OHG. chol, cholo, G. kohle, Icel. kol, pl., Sw. kol, Dan. kul; cf. Skr. jval to burn. Cf. {Kiln}, {Collier}.] 1. A thoroughly charred, and extinguished or still ignited, fragment from wood or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coal bed — Coal Coal (k[=o]l), n. [AS. col; akin to D. kool, OHG. chol, cholo, G. kohle, Icel. kol, pl., Sw. kol, Dan. kul; cf. Skr. jval to burn. Cf. {Kiln}, {Collier}.] 1. A thoroughly charred, and extinguished or still ignited, fragment from wood or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coal breaker — Coal Coal (k[=o]l), n. [AS. col; akin to D. kool, OHG. chol, cholo, G. kohle, Icel. kol, pl., Sw. kol, Dan. kul; cf. Skr. jval to burn. Cf. {Kiln}, {Collier}.] 1. A thoroughly charred, and extinguished or still ignited, fragment from wood or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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