Etymology: Derived from the name of occupation - collier, a coal miner
- a surname
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- A person in the business or occupation of producing (digging or mining coal or making charcoal) or in its transporting or commerce.
- 1957: For this reason, the collier took constant care to keep the covering of earth in good order. — H.R. Schubert, History of the British Iron and Steel Industry, p. 224.
- (nautical) A vessel carrying a bulk cargo of coal
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