[ kol-inz ]
/ ˈkɒl ɪnz /
Edward TrowbridgeEddie, 1887–1951, U.S. baseball player.
Michael,1890–1922, Irish revolutionist and patriot.
Michael,born 1930, U.S. astronaut.
William,1721–59, English poet.
(William) Wil·kie [wil-kee] /ˈwɪl ki/, 1824–89, English novelist.
Whomever vs. WhoeverRaise your hand if you’ve had the who vs. whom argument. Isn’t it time to put that struggle to rest? Whoever is a pronoun that describes someone who performs an action, while whomever is a pronoun that describes someone who receives an action. Both whoever and whomever are interrogative pronouns that deal with people. Whoever Whoever is a subjective pronoun: It describes an unknown person …
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British Dictionary definitions for edward trowbridge collins (1 of 2)
/ (ˈkɒlɪnz) /
a tall fizzy iced drink made with gin, vodka, rum, etc, mixed with fruit juice, soda water, and sugar
Word Origin for collins
C20: probably after the proper name Collins
British Dictionary definitions for edward trowbridge collins (2 of 2)
/ (ˈkɒlɪnz) /
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
(William) Wilkie. 1824–89, British author, noted particularly for his suspense novel The Moonstone (1868)
William. 1721–59, British poet, noted for his odes; regarded as a precursor of romanticism
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