Synonyms for collier

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They say you want to marry her yourself, Collier,—is that true?'

Collier assured him that you only desired liberty, that you might take your own road in life.

Two were banged; Paten and another, named Collier, acquitted.

My name is Collier; I never changed it I, too, was in the dock on that day.

A complete review of the Collier forgeries, with bibliography.

Does Mr. Collier's "New Text," or any other old copy, prove this?

The event was nothing else but the arrival in port of the collier brig, Hail!

He was, as Miss Collier said, the 'only champion and protector' of her sex.

Collier's further Vindication of his short View of the Stage.

Congreve's Amendment of Collier's false and imperfect Citations.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., collere "charcoal maker and seller," agent noun from Middle English col (see coal). They were notorious for cheating their customers. Sense of "ship for hauling coal" is from 1620s.

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