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Meaning of COLLIER

Pronunciation:  'kâlyur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who works in a coal mine
 

COLLIER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: coal miner, pitman
 
 See Also: miner, mineworker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Col"lier\, n. [OE. colier. See {Coal}.]
1. One engaged in the business of digging mineral coal or
   making charcoal, or in transporting or dealing in coal.

2. A vessel employed in the coal trade.

 

 

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