AskDefine | Define collier

Dictionary Definition

collier See collycollier n : someone who works in a coal mine [syn: coal miner, pitman]colly v : make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!" [syn: dirty, soil, begrime, grime, bemire] [ant: clean] [also: collied, colliest, collier]

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see collier

English

Etymology

Derived from the name of occupation - collier, a coal miner

Proper noun

Collier
  1. a surname

German

Alternative spellings

Etymology

From collier

Noun

  1. necklace

Extensive Definition

Collier or Colliers may refer to:

Coal Industry

Locations

Other

People

collier in German: Collier
collier in French: Collier (homonymie)
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