coke


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Coke \Coke\, n. [Perh. akin to cake, n.]
   Mineral coal charred, or depriver of its bitumen, sulphur, or
   other volatile matter by roasting in a kiln or oven, or by
   distillation, as in gas works. It is lagerly used where ?
   smokeless fire is required. [Written also coak.]
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   Gas coke, the coke formed in gas retorts, as distinguished
      from that made in ovens.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Coke \Coke\, v. t.
   To convert into coke.
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