1) Said of coals that have not been ‘won’ or ‘got’ and of pits that have not been worked.

1787 doth sell … his moiety of … all the Pillars of Coal that are now standing and have been left unwrought in the Old Coal Works, adjoining the said whole or unwrought Coal, Beeston. In the cutlery trade it referred to unfinished items, as in 1713 when John Shirtcliffe had a parcell of Ivory hafts unwrought, Ł2.

spellings whole coal
dates 1713 1787

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