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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHARCOAL

Do you remember that picture you drew with charcoal on a piece of pine board?

Already she had won a prize with a charcoal study of a bare back.

Pieces of charcoal should also be put in the refrigerator and changed often.

But the latter had only gone as far as the charcoal dealer's when she called her back.

Repeat this wiping every day, rub a mixture of pepper and ginger on the inside, and put a large piece of charcoal into it.

Carbonaria is so called because it is found on charcoal or burned earth.

This was speedily crushed into powder, baked, and mixed with charcoal.

It may be worth while to examine the properties of the charcoal with this view.

Then he took a bit of charcoal and made his mark upon the rocks where he buried his game.

Her eyes were as black as charcoal, and as bright as diamonds.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., charcole, first element is either Old French charbon "charcoal," or, on the current theory, obsolete charren "to turn" (from Old English cerran) + cole "coal," thus, "to turn to coal."

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