coal·​hole ˈkōl-ˌhōl How to pronounce coalhole (audio)
: a compartment for storing coal

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1641, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coalhole was circa 1641

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“Coalhole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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