collier

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

col·lier

noun \ˈkäl-yər\

: a coal miner

Full Definition of COLLIER

1
:  one that produces charcoal
2
:  a coal miner
3
:  a ship for transporting coal

Origin of COLLIER

Middle English colier, from col coal
First Known Use: 13th century

Col·lier

biographical name \ˈkäl-yər, ˈkä-lē-ər\

Definition of COLLIER

Jeremy 1650–1726 Eng. clergyman

Collier

biographical name

Definition of COLLIER

John Payne 1789–1883 Eng. editor

Collier

biographical name

Definition of COLLIER

Peter Fen*e*lon \ˈfe-nə-lən\ 1849–1909 Am. publisher

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: colliery
Previous Word in the Dictionary: collie
All Words Near: collier

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up collier? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).