noun (often initial capital letter)
- collins street farmer,
- collins, eddie,
- collins, michael,
- collins, wilkie,
- collins, william
Origin of collins
Examples from the Web for collins
Collins has a policy of generally not commenting on Hunger Games-related matters, anyway.‘The Hunger Games’ Stars Silent on Thai Protesters|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I mean, my life is not that stressful,” Collins said, feeling better.
Collins said that most of her knowledge is from “here and there,” so there was no need to cram before the tournament.
Collins closed her eyes and lay down on the couch as the other champions watched Planes, Trains and Automobiles.
While Collins lost this match, her $9,100 total was enough to earn a Wild Card and advance.
The voices in Susy's sickroom ceased to murmur; presently Mrs. Collins stole softly upstairs.The Children of Wilton Chase|Mrs. L. T. Meade
While serving supper, Mrs. Collins chattered on in a soft, friendly voice.
Collins would have killed it for its pains, but killing had upset his nerves that day.Forty-one Thieves|Angelo Hall
Being absolutely sure of obtaining Collins's acquittal, he wanted us to proceed with our case against him.The Substitute Prisoner|Max Marcin
Mrs. Collins, however, made elaborate plans for her concealment.
Word Origin for collins
"iced gin drink served in a tall glass" (called a Collins glass), 1940, American English; earlier Tom Collins (by 1878), of uncertain origin. Popular in early 1940s; bartending purists at the time denied it could be based on anything but gin. The surname (12c.) is from a masc. proper name, a diminutive of Col, itself a pet form of Nicholas.