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Definition of "charcoal-burner" [charcoal-burner]

  • A man employed in the manufacture of charcoal. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "charcoal-burner" in a sentence
  • "Not a single charcoal-burner was allowed to live that close to the river."
  • "Shaken and tumbled, with its red beard all whitened with lime and clotted with blood, it was driven in the cart by the charcoal-burner next day to Winchester Cathedral, where it was received and buried."
  • "It was almost night, when a poor charcoal-burner, passing through the forest with his cart, came upon the solitary body of a dead man, shot with an arrow in the breast, and still bleeding."