Coo"ly, Coo"lie (?), n.; pl. Coolies (#). [Hind. kli a laborer, porter: cf. Turk. kl, kyleh, slave.]

An East Indian porter or carrier; a laborer transported from the East Indies, China, or Japan, for service in some other country.


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