Definitions of charred

  1. having been burned so as to affect color or taste
  2. of Char

Usage examples for charred

  1. Not till they had devoured the fuel and merely flickered with a faint bluish light around the charred embers did he fix his eyes on the whirling sparks. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Show that the charred wood and the coal will burn. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  3. In that case Eagle wouldn't be no more than a charred memory. – Hopalong Cassidy by Clarence E. Mulford
  4. We passed large tracts of land that had formerly been in a high state of cultivation, and the charred remains of numerous villages bespoke the desolation caused by these brigands of the White Nile. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  5. Rather a handsome building," and Cleary turned back to his own paper, while Sam settled down in his corner to read how the leading citizens gathered bones and charred flesh as mementoes and took them home to their children. – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby