Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or like cinder; slaggy.

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Examples

  • These towns looked, in the cinderous wet, as though they had one and all been on fire and were just put out — a dreary and quenched panorama, many miles long.

    The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

  • Today it stands almost six hundred feet high, a cinderous black cone garnished sparsely with green.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Today it stands almost six hundred feet high, a cinderous black cone garnished sparsely with green.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • When the heavy drag had been adjusted to the wheel, and the carriage slid down hill, with a cinderous smell, in a cloud of dust, the red glow departed quickly; the sun and the Marquis going down together, there was no glow left when the drag was taken off.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11

  • There was a very scanty cinderous fire in the grate by which they sat; and there was a tent bedstead in the room, with a bed upon it and a coverlet.

    The Uncommercial Traveller

  • When the heavy drag had been adjusted to the wheel, and the carriage slid down hill, with a cinderous smell, in a cloud of dust, the red glow departed quickly; the sun and the Marquis going down together, there was no glow left when the drag was taken off.

    A Tale of Two Cities

  • These towns looked, in the cinderous wet, as though they had one and all been on fire and were just put out -- a dreary and quenched panorama, many miles long.

    Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

  • When the heavy drag had been adjusted to the wheel, and the carriage slid down hill, with a cinderous smell, in a cloud of dust, the red glow departed quickly; the sun and the Marquis going down together, there was no glow left when the drag was taken off.

    A Tale of Two Cities

  • There was a very scanty cinderous fire in the grate by which they sat; and there was a tent bedstead in the room with a bed upon it and a coverlet.

    The Uncommercial Traveller

  • (to save himself from being choked with dust) he patrolled a little cinderous beat he established for the purpose, without taking his eyes from the diggers, he still stumped to the tune: He's GROWN too FOND of

    Our Mutual Friend

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