anthracite in pieces ranging from 2 1/2 to 4 inches (6.5 to 11 cm) in extreme dimension; the largest commercial size, larger than egg coal.
a musical ensemble with instruments of different types or families, as string and woodwind, especially for Renaissance music. noun See consort (sense 4)
shattered or collapsed, as with age; infirm. having given way with use or age; out of working order: a broken-down chair. Contemporary Examples With U.S. Adoption Ban, a Mother Fears for Russia’s Abandoned Kids Janis Cooke Newman December 27, 2012 David’s Bookclub: The Caine Mutiny David Frum January 27, 2013 Best Behaviour, Harry March 4, […]
open field. performed, as by a ball-carrier, in a wide-open area covered by few defensive players, as opposed to the heavily trafficked area near the line of scrimmage. Historical Examples Left Guard Gilbert Ralph Henry Barbour
despair; disillusionment; devastating sorrow, especially from disappointment in love. Historical Examples Graham’s Magazine Vol. XXXII No. 2. February 1848 Various Graham’s Magazine Vol. XXXII No. 2. February 1848 Various Dickens’ Stories About Children Every Child Can Read Charles Dickens Notes and Queries, Number 62, January 4, 1851 Various