collins

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noun col·lins \ˈkä-lənz\

Definition of collins

  1. :  a tall iced drink of soda water, sugar, lemon or lime juice, and liquor (as gin)

Origin and Etymology of collins

probably from the name Collins


First Known Use: circa 1887


Collins

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biographical name Col·lins \ˈkä-lənz\

Definition of Collins

  1. Billy 1941–     William Collins American poet; poet laureate (2001–03)


Collins

biographical name col·lins

Definition of Collins

  1. Francis S(ellers) 1950–     American geneticist


Collins

biographical name col·lins

Definition of Collins

  1. Michael 1890–1922 Irish revolutionary


Collins

biographical name col·lins

Definition of Collins

  1. Michael 1930–     American astronaut


Collins

biographical name col·lins

Definition of Collins

  1. William 1721–1759 English poet


Collins

biographical name col·lins

Definition of Collins

  1. (William) Wilkie 1824–1889 English novelist


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