coal scuttle

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "coal scuttle":
singular coal scuttle plural coal scuttles British
a metal container used for storing coal and pouring it onto a fire

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • coal scuttle — coal scuttles N COUNT A coal scuttle is a container for keeping coal in. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • coal scuttle — coal .scuttle n BrE a specially shaped container with a handle for carrying coal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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 — A coal scuttle that is used for storing ashes from a wood fireplace. coal scuttle …   Wikipedia

  • coal scuttle — a metal bucket, usually with a lip, for holding and carrying coal. [1765 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • coal scuttle — container for coal …   English contemporary dictionary

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

  • coal scuttle — noun (C) a specially shaped container with a handle for carrying coal …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • coal-scuttle — …   Useful english dictionary

  • coal-scuttle bonnet — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a woman s bonnet with flat back and stiff projecting brim somewhat resembling a coal scuttle …   Useful english dictionary

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