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[kol-inz] /ˈkɒl ɪnz/
noun
1.
Edward Trowbridge ("Eddie") 1887–1951, U.S. baseball player.
2.
Michael, 1890–1922, Irish revolutionist and patriot.
3.
Michael, born 1930, U.S. astronaut.
4.
William, 1721–59, English poet.
5.
(William) Wilkie
[wil-kee] /ˈwɪl ki/ (Show IPA),
1824–89, English novelist.
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British Dictionary definitions for w. collins

collins

/ˈkɒlɪnz/
noun
1.
a tall fizzy iced drink made with gin, vodka, rum, etc, mixed with fruit juice, soda water, and sugar
Word Origin
C20: probably after the proper name Collins

Collins

/ˈkɒlɪnz/
noun
1.
Michael. 1890–1922, Irish republican revolutionary: a leader of Sinn Féin; member of the Irish delegation that negotiated the treaty with Great Britain (1921) that established the Irish Free State
2.
(William) Wilkie. 1824–89, British author, noted particularly for his suspense novel The Moonstone (1868)
3.
William. 1721–59, British poet, noted for his odes; regarded as a precursor of romanticism
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Word Origin and History for w. collins
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"iced alcoholic drink served in a tall glass," 1944, U.S.
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