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Coal stratum (4 letter answer)

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The answer SEAM is seen frequently, appearing about once every 120 puzzles.

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SEAM as a noun:

1. joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
2. (wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line) = a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
3. (seam, bed) = a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit; "he worked in the coal beds"

SEAM as a verb:

1. put together with a seam; "seam a dress"