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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COKED

For the greater part the coal is coked; and in this form less than a ton is sufficient to make a ton of pig-iron.

Then he giggled, looked bewildered and collapsed on the floor, staring, coked to the eyebrows.

In the fire, a similar breaking away of the surface takes place, and when coked, the coal is but moderately coherent.

WORD ORIGIN

"residue of fuel," 1690s, northern English dialect, perhaps a variant of Middle English colke "core, charcoal" (c.1400), itself possibly related to -colc, an Old English word for "pit," which perhaps would give it a sense of "what is left in the pit after a fire."

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