Todays Word: collier

Word: collier

PRONUNCIATION:

(KOL-yuhr)

 MEANING:

noun: 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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