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1. A coal miner.
2. A ship for carrying coal.
ETYMOLOGY:From Old English col (coal). Earliest documented use: before 1375.
USAGE:"Gunar turned to find a grimy-faced man, black as a collier."
Lisa Hendrix; Immortal Champion; Berkley; 2011.
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