dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


2 definitions found
 for colliery
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Colliery \Col"lier*y\, n.; pl. Collieries. [Cf. Coalery,
     Collier.]
     1. The place where coal is dug; a coal mine, and the
        buildings, etc., belonging to it.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The coal trade. [Obs.] --Johnson.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  colliery
      n 1: a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the
           buildings and equipment connected with it [syn: colliery,
           pit]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229