coal (n.) Old form(s): coale, coales
cinder, piece of charcoal
Cor IV.vi.139[Menenius to Citizens, of Coriolanus] he could burn us all into one coal
WT V.i.68[Leontes to Paulina] Stars, stars, / And all eyes else dead coals!
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