Some kinds of soft coal form "clinkers," and these catch in the grate.
If the fire is not stirred the clinkers can be lifted out in large masses.
As the clinkers fell into the water a little cloud of steam rose from them.
It gives a steadier fire, does not foul the boilers, and does away with cumbersome ashes and clinkers.
Clinkers are very troublesome because they often adhere to the stove grate or the lining of the firebox.
If any doubt exists, make a drainage bed of eight inches of clinkers before starting to lay the stones.
Tweedmouth sits upon the hither shore of Tweed, clad in grime and clinkers.
Clinkers was a familiar, jocular, red–faced fellow, whom his friends were fond of calling not at all a bad sort.
Mr. Clinkers couldnt find out, miss, though he knowed as it warnt Charles Newman.
This layer was in places a foot thick and frequently burned to a brick red or even to clinkers.