grim-the-collier

noun \ ¦grim- \

Definition of grim-the-collier

plural -s

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Origin and Etymology of grim-the-collier

after Grim the Collier, character in the anonymous play Grim the Collier of Croydon (1662); from its black smutty involucre


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