Cooly
Cooly Coo"ly, Coolie Coo"lie, n.; pl. {Coolies}. [Hind. k?l[=i] a laborer, porter: cf. Turk. k?l, ky?leh, slave.] An East Indian porter or carrier; a laborer transported from the East Indies, China, or Japan, for service in some other country. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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