Definition of Colliers

1. Noun. (plural of collier) ¹



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Definition of Colliers

1. collier [n] - See also: collier

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colliers

collide with
collided
collider
colliders
collides
collidine
collidines
colliding
collie
collied
collielike
collier
collier's lung
collieries
colliers (current term)
colliery
collies
collieshangie
collieshangies
colliest
colliflower
colliflowers
colligability
colligable
colligate
colligated
colligates
colligating
colligation

Literary usage of Colliers

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1. Report by Great Britain (1850)
"A general strike, therefore, last autumn, of all the colliers em- Strike at ployed at these works ... Nevertheless, a general strike of the colliers ensued. ..."

2. The Lancet (1842)
"The kidney is very frequently the seat of disease among colliers ; inflammation of ... Several colliers died under my care •with partial suppression of the ..."

3. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1875)
"It was provided that colliers and salters commencing work after the 1st of July, 1775, should not become slaves ; and that those already in a state of ..."

4. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1878)
"The colliers and salters were unquestionably slaves. ... Its preamble stated that ' many colliers and salters are in a state of slavery and bondage;' and ..."

5. The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade by John Holland (1841)
"THE colliers. Pitmen possess distinct Characteristics—Working in the Mines an ancient penal ... .HAVING described the dangers which beset the colliers, ..."

6. Memorials of His Time by Henry Cockburn Cockburn (1856)
"It sets out on the preamble that " many colliers and salters are in a slate of slavery and bandage." It emancipates future ones entirely, that is, ..."

7. The Revised Reports by Robert Campbell, Frederick Pollock, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1908)
"It appears, by the evidence before the Commissioner (which is the only evidence before us), that when the colliers were hired they brought their drawers ..."

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