Definition for COL'LIER

COL'LIER, n. [col'yer. from coal.]

  1. A digger of coal; one who works in a coal-mine. – Johnson.
  2. A coal-merchant, or dealer in coal. – Bacon.
  3. A coasting vessel employed in the coal trade, or in transporting coal from the ports where it is received from the mines, to the ports where it is purchased for consumption.

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