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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Collie  \Col"lie\,  n.  [Gael.  cuilean  whelp,  puppy,  dog.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  Scotch  shepherd  dog.  There  are  two  breeds,  the 
  rough-haired  and  smooth-haired.  It  is  remarkable  for  its 
  intelligence,  displayed  especially  in  caring  for  flocks. 
  [Written  also  {colly},  {colley}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colly  \Col"ly\,  n.  [From  {Coal}.] 
  The  black  grime  or  soot  of  coal.  [Obs.]  --Burton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colly  \Col"ly\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Collied};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Collying}.] 
  To  render  black  or  dark,  as  of  with  coal  smut;  to  begrime. 
  [Archaic.] 
 
  Thou  hast  not  collied  thy  face  enough.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  Brief  as  the  lighting  in  the  collied  night.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colly  \Col"ly\,  n. 
  A  kind  of  dog.  See  {Collie}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  colly 
  v  :  make  soiled,  filthy,  or  dirty;  "don't  soil  your  clothes  when 
  you  play  outside!"  [syn:  {dirty},  {soil},  {begrime},  {grime}, 
  {bemire}]  [ant:  {clean}] 




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