coal chute

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Noun1.coal chute - a chute for coalcoal chute - a chute for coal      
slideway, sloping trough, chute, slide - sloping channel through which things can descend
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The young man later explained how his grandparents used to go out on Fridays and lock him in the coal chute with a bit of food and water.
A cellar provides great storage area with former fireplace opening and coal chute.
July 16 Stone flags in front of a doorway were removed to expose coal chute. Suspect entered through it to make a search but nothing was stolen.
On Main Street, he said there are a few with steel doors that open up to a conveyor used as a coal chute.
The problem with Lear, he says, is that the gloom is "unalleviated." Setting aside "the beauty of the poetry," Miller observes, "Lear is unredeemed; he really goes down in a sack, in a coal chute."
An ordinary piece of corrugated tin roofing became the coal chute. The bottom was bowed until it fit through the window opening and the top was tied in a U shape and wired to the pickup.
THE treatment cycle of a 69-year-old Mid Wales grandmother who died from an infection after falling down a coal chute manhole cover has led to a shake-up in procedures in two hospitals, an inquest heard yesterday.
A house with an existing cellar or even a coal chute, is the easiest to convert, though, after all the damp proofing is installed, you will need a head height of 2.4m, so quite a lot of digging down may still be required.
The North-east's only surviving pleasure pier (pictured above) has been turned into an open-air gallery for a very special photographic exhibition; while the coal chute at Middlesbrough Docks is among affordable and collectable paintings at the Parkmore Hotel in Eaglescliffe.
After two days around South Georgia we headed south and woke up one morning thinking that we were sleeping in the bottom of a coal chute, so great was the din.