Definition of Collier

1. Noun. Someone who works in a coal mine.

Exact synonyms: Coal Miner, Pitman
Generic synonyms: Miner, Mineworker



Definition of Collier

1. n. One engaged in the business of digging mineral coal or making charcoal, or in transporting or dealing in coal.

Definition of Collier

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English) ¹

2. Noun. A person in the business or occupation of producing (digging or mining coal or making charcoal) or in its transporting or commerce. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) A vessel carrying a bulk cargo of coal ¹

4. Noun. A nickname used by the traveller community, referring to a non-traveller ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Collier

1. a coal miner [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Collier

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collier (current term)
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Literary usage of Collier

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"The duke stood sponsor for collier at the Gar- rick Club and introduced him at Holland House ; he would have made him also lif«imer of plays, ..."

2. The Works of George Berkeley ...: Including His Posthumous Works; with by George Berkeley (1901)
"Arthur collier was born in October, 1680—more than four years before ... By his own account, collier adopted his thought regarding the material world about ..."

3. The Law Reports by Great Britain Court of Chancery, George Wirgman Hemming (1874)
"On the 24th of June, 1830, William collier, being advised that he was equitable tenant in ... In 1835 William collier mortgaged the estate in fee for £500, ..."

4. Publicationsby Musical Antiquarian Society by Musical Antiquarian Society (1850)
"Edited by JP collier. . Extracts from the Accounts of the Revels at Court in ... With an Introduction, &c. by J. P collier. The Chester Whitsun Plays —Part ..."

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