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  • proper noun A medieval English short form of the male given name Nicholas; very rare today.
  • proper noun A patronymic surname.


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  • The other film, Sévigné by Marta Balletbò-Coll, is about a famous theater director who falls in a love with a playwright.

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  • Going to the Coll was the most exciting thing that had yet happened in my outer life.

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  • Fagging with us was as impersonal as the labourmarket in Victorian England; in that way, too, the Coll was a preparation for public life.

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  • When the order of the Jesuits was suppressed by the pope in 1773, she founded fifteen new lay colleges, known as Collèges Thérésiens, and took a personal interest in the framing of the programme of studies and in the least detail of organization.

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  • In 1792 the two Irish colleges in Paris, namely the Collège des

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  • The Jesuits opened at Dole, in the sixteenth century, a celebrated establishment known as the Collège de l'Arc, the most important in France after the Collège de la Flèche.

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  • If the wines have been scaled back for affordability, there seem to be no quality compromises coming from Coll, which is impressive at these prices. - Latest Videos

  • Keppoch, familiarly known as Coll of the Cows, for his skill in tracking his neighbour's cattle over the wildest mountains to the most secret coverts. [


  • XXXIII, c. xxvii; cf. also Cassian, "Coll,", IX, XV) there may be observed traces of the threefold degree which was afterwards systematically developed by Dionysius the Areopagite.

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  • In their bios, he's known as "Billy O" and Shipman's nickname is "Coll."

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