coll

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See also: Coll, coll., and Coll.

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French coler, acoler ‘accoll, throw arms round neck of’, ultimately Latin ad + collum ‘neck’.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

coll (third-person singular simple present colls, present participle colling, simple past and past participle colled)

  1. to hug or embrace.
    • 1995: They kissed and colled in parks and fields and, better, a / Warm bed, her own. — Anthony Burgess, Byrne

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin collum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coll m (plural colls)

  1. neck
  2. throat
  3. collar (part of a garment)
  4. neckline
  5. (card games) suit

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish coll, from Proto-Celtic *koslo- (hazel) (compare Welsh cyll).

Noun[edit]

coll m

  1. hazel (tree):

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *koslo- (hazel) (compare Welsh cyll).

Noun[edit]

coll m

  1. hazel (tree)
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *koldo- (destruction).

Noun[edit]

coll n

  1. destruction, injury, violation
Descendants[edit]

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish coll (hazel), from Proto-Celtic *koslo- (hazel) (compare Welsh cyll).

Noun[edit]

coll m

  1. hazel (tree):

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish coll (destruction), from Proto-Celtic *koldo- (destruction).

Noun[edit]

coll m

  1. destruction