Called up by people come to deliver in ten chaldron of coals, brought in one of our prizes from Newcastle.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1667" by Samuel Pepys
The annual consumption of coal in London is estimated at 1,500,000 chaldrons.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 472" by Various
Afterwards the word was also used of the amount of coal a keel would carry, i. e. 8 chaldrons, or 21 tons 4 cwt.
"Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois" by George Chapman
His is purest, if a mark more the chaldron.
"The Armourer's Prentices" by Charlotte M. Yonge
How many chaldrons Hell each year expends In coals for roasting Hugonots and friends!
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
Let your sauce be chaldron for a Swan, and serve it in saucers.
"The accomplisht cook" by Robert May
A few additional chaldrons of coals and pairs of blankets, the first frosty winter, bound them his slaves for ever.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXVI. October, 1843. Vol. LIV." by Various
Each chaldron-waggon had a man in charge of it, and was originally drawn by one horse.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
Her supply of coal was 254 chaldrons, or over 330 tons.
"The Romance of Industry and Invention"
The fuel consisted of sea coal, 80 chaldrons, charcoal, 20 quarters, and 4,140 faggots for brewing and baking.
"England in the Days of Old" by William Andrews