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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A block of compressed coal dust, charcoal, or sawdust and wood chips, used for fuel and kindling.

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  • n. Alternative form of briquet.

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  • n. a block made from charcoal or coal dust and burned as fuel

Etymologies

French, diminutive of brique, brick, from Middle Dutch bricke.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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