colly


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colly

(ˈkɒlɪ)
n, pl -lies
soot or grime, such as coal dust
vb, collies, collying or collied
(tr) to begrime; besmirch
[C16: ultimately from Old English col coal]

colly


Past participle: collied
Gerund: collying

Imperative
colly
colly
Present
I colly
you colly
he/she/it collies
we colly
you colly
they colly
Preterite
I collied
you collied
he/she/it collied
we collied
you collied
they collied
Present Continuous
I am collying
you are collying
he/she/it is collying
we are collying
you are collying
they are collying
Present Perfect
I have collied
you have collied
he/she/it has collied
we have collied
you have collied
they have collied
Past Continuous
I was collying
you were collying
he/she/it was collying
we were collying
you were collying
they were collying
Past Perfect
I had collied
you had collied
he/she/it had collied
we had collied
you had collied
they had collied
Future
I will colly
you will colly
he/she/it will colly
we will colly
you will colly
they will colly
Future Perfect
I will have collied
you will have collied
he/she/it will have collied
we will have collied
you will have collied
they will have collied
Future Continuous
I will be collying
you will be collying
he/she/it will be collying
we will be collying
you will be collying
they will be collying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been collying
you have been collying
he/she/it has been collying
we have been collying
you have been collying
they have been collying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been collying
you will have been collying
he/she/it will have been collying
we will have been collying
you will have been collying
they will have been collying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been collying
you had been collying
he/she/it had been collying
we had been collying
you had been collying
they had been collying
Conditional
I would colly
you would colly
he/she/it would colly
we would colly
you would colly
they would colly
Past Conditional
I would have collied
you would have collied
he/she/it would have collied
we would have collied
you would have collied
they would have collied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.colly - make soiled, filthy, or dirtycolly - make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
foul - make unclean; "foul the water"
contaminate, pollute, foul - make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
smear - stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
slime - cover or stain with slime; "The snake slimed his victim"
muddy, muddy up - dirty with mud
splash - soil or stain with a splashed liquid
mud, muck up, muck, mire - soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
crock - soil with or as with crock
blemish, spot - mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished"
References in classic literature ?
Not as I could find i' my heart to let him stay i' the coal-hole more nor a minute, but it was enough to colly him all over, so as he must be new washed and dressed, and it was as good as a rod to him--that was.
Loading,Transporting And Unloading 2 Nos Boiler Abd Its Iron Structure And Boiler Shed Of 1 Pit Of Dobari Colly And Transporting At Bastacolla Colly Or Cws Chandmari Wkshp .
When I was England captain there were times when Colly struggled for form and we had long chats about how he was feeling.
We've been fans of Olivia Colman, or Colly to her mates (and we wanna be her friend), since her appearances in Peep Show, Beautiful People and Rev.
Borthwick, who made 99 against Durham University a fortnight ago, said: "It was a nice partnership with Colly to put us in a good position in the game.
But the year before that, Buckley was in charge of Sporting Fingal whose victory was assured by Colly James' penalty.
Maureen and Family and all the Allen Family on the sad loss of Colly.
Colly has got great knowledge and if I need to speak to somebody I'll speak to Colly, Benky or Diva.
But Colly thinks the Gunners should have bitten Barca's hands off long ago.
With people like Colly in the team, that is never going to happen with England.
Colly obviously wasn't going for a run, he was probably a bit hasty in leaving his crease and New Zealand were in their rights to uphold their appeal.
We're hopeful that Andrew will be okay, but we just feel that Colly is the right man to finish it off for us if the situation occurs.