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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Char  \Char\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Charred};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Charring}.]  [Prob.  the  same  word  as  char  to  perform  (see 
  {Char},  n.),  the  modern  use  coming  from  charcoal,  prop. 
  coal-turned,  turned  to  coal.] 
  1.  To  reduce  to  coal  or  carbon  by  exposure  to  heat;  to  reduce 
  to  charcoal;  to  burn  to  a  cinder. 
 
  2.  To  burn  slightly  or  partially;  as  to  char  wood. 




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