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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In coal-mining, a method of working coal in use in South Yorkshire, England, and in some of the North Welsh collieries, combining some of the peculiarities of the pillar system with those of the long-wall system.


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  • But I have been late at bank-work; and I turned in just to have a look at you, mother, before I go to bed. "

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