(in India and the East Indies) a cotton gin or spinning wheel.
(in India) a spinning wheel, esp for cotton
charcoal (def 1). coke1 . to char; convert into coke.
a person who pretends or claims to have more knowledge or skill than he or she possesses; quack. noun someone who professes knowledge or expertise, esp in medicine, that he or she does not have; quack n. 1610s, from French charlatan “mountebank, babbler” (16c.), from Italian ciarlatano “a quack,” from ciarlare “to prate, babble,” from […]
the practice or method of a charlatan. an instance of this.