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Meaning of COLLY

Pronunciation:  kâllee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
 

COLLY is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: begrime, bemire, dirty, grime, soil
 
 Antonyms: clean, make clean
 
 See Also: alter, blemish, change, contaminate, crock, foul, mire, muck, muck up, mud, muddy, muddy up, pollute, slime, smear, splash, spot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Col"ly\, n. [From {Coal}.]
    The black grime or soot of coal. [Obs.] --Burton.
    
    
  2. \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.
    
    
  3. \Col"ly\, n.
    A kind of dog. See {Collie}.
    
    
 

 

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