[kol-ee] /ˈkɒl i/ British Dialect
verb (used with object), collied, collying.
to blacken as with coal dust; begrime.
noun (pl) -lies
soot or grime, such as coal dust
verb collies, collying, collied
(transitive) to begrime; besmirch
[kol-yer] /ˈkɒl yər/ noun 1. a ship for carrying coal. 2. a coal miner. 3. Obsolete. a person who carries or sells coal. [kol-yer] /ˈkɒl yər/ noun 1. Jeremy, 1650–1726, English clergyman and author. /ˈkɒlɪə/ noun (mainly Brit) 1. a coal miner 2. n. late 13c., collere “charcoal maker and seller,” agent noun from Middle […]
[kol-yuh-ree] /ˈkɒl yə ri/ noun, plural collieries. 1. a coal mine, including all buildings and equipment. /ˈkɒljərɪ/ noun (pl) -lieries 1. (mainly Brit) a coal mine n. 1630s, “coal mine,” see collier + -y (1).
[kol-ee] /ˈkɒl i/ noun 1. one of a breed of dogs having a usually long, black, tan, and white or sable and white coat, raised originally in Scotland for herding sheep. [kol-ee] /ˈkɒl i/ British Dialect verb (used with object), collied, collying. 1. to blacken as with coal dust; begrime. noun 2. grime; soot. /ˈkɒlɪ/ […]
[kol-ee-shang-ee] /ˈkɒl iˌʃæŋ i/ noun, Scot. 1. a noisy row; brawl.