Meaning of COAL in English
■ noun a combustible black rock consisting mainly of carbonized plant matter and used as fuel.
↘ Brit. a piece of ~.
■ verb provide with or extract ~.
~s to Newcastle something supplied to a place where it is already plentiful.
haul (also N. Amer. rake ) someone over the ~s reprimand someone severely.
OE col (in the senses 'glowing ember' and 'charred remnant'), of Gmc origin.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004