verb (used with object), col·li·gat·ed, col·li·gat·ing.
to bind or fasten together.
Logic.to link (facts) together by a general description or by a hypothesis that applies to them all.
Origin: 1425–75 for obsolete adj. sense “bound together”; 1535–45for def 1; < Latincolligātus (past participle of colligāre), equivalent to col-col-1 + ligā- (stem of ligāre to bind) + -tus past participle ending
an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.
a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.
a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.