Definition of "coalheaver" []

  • One who feeds coal into a furnace. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "coalheaver" in a sentence
  • "I saw a chimpanzee who was alarmed at the sight of a black coalheaver, and the hair rose all over his body . . ."
  • "The two friends told each other their plans for the future, drew together in the evenings, and made their first life-studies from a friendly coalheaver whom they persuaded to sit to them."
  • "_ -- During the late panic, a coalheaver went into a tobacconist's shop to purchase a halfpenny worth of pig-tail, when a gentleman asked him if he was in any alarm about the cholera?"