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British Dictionary definitions for coley

coley

noun
  1. British any of various edible fishes, esp the coalfish
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  • A greater disappointment than this was, however, in store for Coley.

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • Coley was far more affected than he then had power to express.

  • Then taking his hand, the Bishop said, 'God bless you, my dear Coley!

  • She would show them what her Coley Street children could do.

  • When he left Coley Street, all his furniture went on a push-cart.