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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. A coal miner.
2. A coal liner.
From Old English col (coal). Earliest documented use: 1594, 1661.
"Gunar turned to find a grimy-faced man, black as a collier."
Lisa Hendrix; Immortal Champion; Berkley; 2011.
"When the collier Marlin sailed into Hampton Roads on Jan 14, it didn't arrive like most coal ships do -- empty."
Gregory Richards; Area Getting Two Facilities for Incoming Coal; The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk); Feb 1, 2007.
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