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coal scuttle

Line breaks: coal scut¦tle

Definition of coal scuttle in English:

noun

A metal container with a sloping lid used to carry coal for a domestic fire.
Example sentences
  • But kids had much fun fighting over who was to wash-up, change napkins, make beds, peel spuds, run errands, chop firewood, fill the coal scuttle, and black lead the grate.
  • Glad to read you won't have to fight with the coal scuttle anymore.
  • In the front room is a scattering of copper bowls of various sizes, copper coal scuttles, metal templates and copper sheets.

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