coal scuttle

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coal scuttle

n
a domestic metal container for coal

Coal scuttle

A sheet metal bucket of about four-gallon capacity used for carrying coal from the coal pile to the stove. The scuttles had large lip-like spouts to make it easier to pour the coal into the stove without spilling any pieces on the floor.
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Noun1.Coal scuttle - container for coalcoal scuttle - container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
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When she was a baby, Jo had accidently dropped her into the coal hod, and Amy insisted that the fall had ruined her nose forever.