collier

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col·lier / ˈkälyər/ • n. chiefly Brit. 1. a coal miner.2. a ship carrying coal.

collier

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collier †charcoal-burner XIV; coal-miner XVI. ME. colyer, f. col COAL; see -IER.
Hence colliery XVII.

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