collier

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noun col·lier \ˈkäl-yər\

Definition of collier

  1. 1 :  one that produces charcoal

  2. 2 :  a coal miner

  3. 3 :  a ship for transporting coal

Origin and Etymology of collier

Middle English colier, from col coal


First Known Use: 13th century


Collier

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biographical name Col·lier \ˈkäl-yər, ˈkä-lē-ər\

Definition of Collier

  1. Jeremy 1650–1726 Eng. clergyman


Collier

biographical name col·lier

Definition of Collier

  1. John Payne 1789–1883 Eng. editor


Collier

biographical name col·lier

Definition of Collier

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


COLLIER Defined for English Language Learners

collier

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noun col·lier \ˈkäl-yər\

Definition of collier for English Language Learners

  • : a coal miner


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