collins

noun col·lins \ ˈkä-lənz \

Definition of collins

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

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Origin and Etymology of collins

probably from the name Collins


Collins

biographical name Col·lins \ ˈkä-lənz \

Definition of Collins

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

Collins

biographical name

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Francis S(ellers) 1950–     American geneticist

Collins

biographical name

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Michael 1890–1922 Irish revolutionary

Collins

biographical name

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Michael 1930–     American astronaut

Collins

biographical name

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William 1721–1759 English poet

Collins

biographical name

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(William) Wilkie 1824–1889 English novelist

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