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Parrot-coal

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A name given to anthracite because of the crackling or chattering noise it makes when burnt.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Parlous
Parmenianists
Parmesan
Parnassos (Greek), Parnassus (Latin)
Parochial
Parody
Parole (French)
Parolles
Parr
Parricide
Parrot-coal
Parsees
Parsley
Parson
Parson Adams
Parson Bate
Parson Trulliber
Parsons (Walter)
Part
Part
Partant pour la Syrie