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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Coal Brandy.
 
Burnt brandy. The ancient way to set brandy on fire was to drop in it a live or red-hot coal.   1
 


 Coal.Coals. 

 
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