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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Collier  \Col"lier\,  n.  [OE.  colier.  See  {Coal}.] 
  1.  One  engaged  in  the  business  of  digging  mineral  coal  or 
  making  charcoal,  or  in  transporting  or  dealing  in  coal. 
 
  2.  A  vessel  employed  in  the  coal  trade 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  collier 
  n  :  someone  who  works  in  a  coal  mine  [syn:  {coal  miner},  {pitman}] 




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