1882, from Greek kolla "glue" + chemical suffix -in (2).
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Collin denies that the tragedy of Hamlet is that of a contemplative soul who is called upon to solve great practical problems.
It is equally certain that in Collin's Introduction it is difficult to distinguish ascertained facts from brilliant speculation.
But it is not easy to agree with Dr. Western that Collin's explanation of the "pause" is a tissue of fancy.
Collin supposed that Trudy must have started it, for he did not.
Collin unexpectedly blew up, and had to be taken out of the box.Baseball Joe in the Central League|Lester Chadwick