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Meaning of COLLY

Pronunciation:  kâllee

WordNet Dictionary
[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
  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.
    To render black or dark, as of with coal smut; to begrime.
          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}.