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]

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