coal-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: burn to coal

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] COAL NP1[agent[animate]|cause] COAL NP2[patient]

The small green whips burnt till they were red hot, but not quite coaled.
In a buried firepit he coaled bits of hardwood for the bed of his flame.
The two-week smoldering coaled the wood.
The defendants cut and coaled the wood.
Henry Leonard asked them to go into the woods where Ramsdell had coaled the year before.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: coal.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: supply with coal

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] COAL NP2[destination] (PP[theme]) (PP[instrument]) NP1[destination] COAL

Her lazy crew had not fully coaled the ship at Kodiak.
There the Georgette had been fully coaled and provisioned.
Ships of the Second and Third Fleets have coaled.
They arrived at Naples, sent off telegrams and letters, coaled, and left.
The boat must coal somewhere before long.
Locomotive 3807 was being coaled with power shovel.
The ship coaled with 600 tons of awful coal at average of 135 per hour.

VerbNet: butter-9.9
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: coal.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3