cannel coal

noun
can·nel coal | \ˈka-nᵊl- \

Definition of cannel coal 

: a bituminous coal containing much volatile matter that burns brightly

First Known Use of cannel coal

1594, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cannel coal

probably from English dialect cannel candle, from Middle English candel

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