charcoal


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Synonyms for charcoal

a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air

a stick of black carbon material used for drawing

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a drawing made with a stick of black carbon material

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draw, trace, or represent with charcoal

of a very dark grey

References in classic literature ?
He turned as white as his layer of charcoal would let him, and stopped, trembling.
The fellow took a mass of sausage meat and coated it round a wire and laid it on a charcoal fire to cook.
He then took out the two perfectly-isolated conducting-wires, which served for the decomposition of the water, and, searching in his travelling-sack, brought forth two pieces of charcoal, cut down to a sharp point, and fixed one at the end of each wire.
She gave him the address of a shop where he could get a portfolio, drawing-paper, and charcoal.
The black canopy of night hung less than a yard above the glow of the charcoal.
Tomorrow he might be assaulting the ramparts of her father's castle, but today he was joyously offering to sacrifice his life for her--had she been the daughter of a charcoal burner he would have done no less--it was enough that she was a woman and in need of protection.
He was only a young man, and a dandy at that, his face blackened with charcoal, his hair whitened with wood-ashes, with the freshly severed tail of a wild pig thrust through his perforated nose, and two more thrust through his ears.
Petacha was a desert valley, and produced only three things: cattle, fire-wood, and charcoal.
When the Reindeer came along, after a fruitless pursuit of the shad fleet, Charley instructed Neil Partington to send out his own salmon boat, with blankets, provisions, and a fisherman's charcoal stove.
The Fuller replied, "The arrangement is impossible as far as I am concerned, for whatever I should whiten, you would immediately blacken again with your charcoal.
He added charcoal and a fisherman's brazier, a coffee pot and frying pan, and the coffee and the meat, and a black bass fresh from the water that day.
In his Columbiad charges Rodman employed a powder as large as chestnuts, made of willow charcoal, simply dried in cast- iron pans.
The other two men were ornamented by streaks of black powder, made of charcoal.
The squares were filled with small wooden theaters, overflowing with boys from morning till night, and on the walls of the houses, written with charcoal, were words like these: HURRAH FOR THE LAND OF TOYS
Agafea Mihalovna, her face heated and angry, her hair untidy, and her thin arms bare to the elbows, was turning the preserving-pan over the charcoal stove, looking darkly at the raspberries and devoutly hoping they would stick and not cook properly.