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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemireverb

    make soiled, filthy, or dirty

    "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"


  1. collynoun


    Etymology: From cole + -y

  2. collynoun

    A blackbird

    Etymology: From cole + -y

  3. collyverb

    to make black, as with coal

    Etymology: From cole + -y

  4. collyadjective

    black as coal

    ... four colly birds . . . - Twelve Days of Christmas

    Etymology: From cole + -y

Webster Dictionary

  1. Collynoun

    the black grime or soot of coal

    Etymology: [From Coal.]

  2. Collyverb

    to render black or dark, as of with coal smut; to begrime

    Etymology: [From Coal.]

  3. Collynoun

    a kind of dog. See Collie

    Etymology: [From Coal.]


  1. Colly

    Colly Township is a district in Bladen County, North Carolina, USA. Colly Township was once home to the WECT tower, a guyed TV tower, which was one of the tallest constructions in the world. Erected in 1969, the tower was demolished in 2012.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Colly

    kol′li, v.t. to begrime with coal-dust: (Shak.) to darken.—p.adj. Col′lied. [See Coal.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of colly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of colly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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