Collins

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Collins

  1. An English patronymic surname from the given name Colin, pet form of Coll (Nicholas).
    • 2011 Colin Diyen, Ring Road Safari, African Books Collective, ISBN 9956726737, page 5:
      "But your own name too sounds funny," Tampio said. "Your names are repeated. Only you have spelt one wrongly. How could you call yourself Colin Collins? Here in Cameroon, we only know about Collins."
  2. An Irish surname, anglicized from the Gaelic Ó Coileáin.

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Collins (plural Collinses)

  1. Any of various alcoholic drinks made with lemon juice, sugar, and carbonated water.

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