noun. a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it.
- coal mine
- -y (English)
- -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
- collier (English)
- colier (Middle English (1100-1500))
Sentences with colliery
1. Noun, singular or mass
Hardcore materials are made of brick and broken tiles as well as blastfurnace slag, colliery spoil, oil shale residue and pulverized-fuel ash for use in roads, paving, driveways, foundations and other projects.