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coal, cole, kohl
coal (KOHL) (noun)
A dark solid burnable substance formed by the decomposition of vegetable matter subject to airlessness, moisture, and increased pressure and heat: The miners worked in the mine, bringing up several truck loads of coal every day.
cole (KOHL) (noun)
Plants of the Brassica genis including broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower: The doctor told Delia to eat at least one cole every day as part of her diet.
kohl (KOHL) (noun)
A cosmetic preparation used to darken the eyelids: The actress used kohl to emphasize her beautiful eyes.
Using an old-fashioned stove to burn coal, the exotic dancer whose eyes were outlined with kohl, prepared a fantastic dish of cole, using sesame seeds and oil.
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