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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An entry or haulage-road of a coal-mine which starts at the outcrop and follows the bed. See gangway, 3.

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  • "Earth-coal" is found in large quantities on the Newstead estate, and the Abbey, far below its foundations, is tunnelled by a coal-drift.] [678] [See Gray's _omitted_ stanza --

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 6

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