EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHAR
Rollo was sitting in a char à banc when he said this, at the door of the hotel.
The char was not much better than a handsomely-painted cart.
"Father tells me you have been having your own troubles, little Char," he wrote.
But a Dolly Varden isn't a trout at all, it's really a char.
To scorch and to singe are superficial, and to char usually so.
They could have a char once a fortnight for a scrub-down and the heavy washing.
In an hour I had landed twelve trout and char, weighing 10½ lb.
In this light they were considered by the parliament in the 25 Char.
It is almost identical with the European char (Salvelinus alpinus).
The char from the top of the wick must be brushed off from time to time.
"to reduce to charcoal," 1670s, probably a back-formation from charcoal (q.v.). Related: Charred; charring.