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COATCoalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COATCoalition of Organizations for Accessible Technology (disabilities organizations consortium)
COATCouncil of Australasian Tribunals (Australia)
COATCenter of Applied Technologies (Basel, Switzerland)
COATCoherent Optical Adaptive Techniques
COATCounty Officials Association of Tennessee (Nashville, TN)
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'Now then, now then, you rascal!' Nikita called out, well knowing how carefully Mukhorty threw out his hind leg just to touch his greasy sheepskin coat but not to strike him--a trick Nikita much appreciated.
In his hands he had the A-B-C book for his son, but the old coat was gone.
There had been rain during the night; there was water in the shoes, and the coat was somewhat shrunk.
'Come along, then,' said he of the green coat, lugging Mr.
"Oh, you don't understand, Jim; a coat of arms is very different."
"So?" said the gentleman in the fine coat: "are ye of the honest party?" (meaning, Was he a Jacobite?
This posture it must be confessed did not much improve their appearance, as their own personal tails and their coat tails--both capital things in their way--did not agree together.
His hand was under the coat for but a moment, yet those quick, deft fingers had felt of each coin, and found and discarded the fatal piece.
As if one were to wear any sort of coat which the tailor might cut out for him, or, gradually leaving off palm-leaf hat or cap of woodchuck skin, complain of hard times because he could not afford to buy him a crown!
The man had turned up the collar of the rough coat he wore, to shelter himself from the storm, and had buttoned it about his neck.
On the wedding day, we may suppose that honest John Hull dressed himself in a plum-colored coat, all the buttons of which were made of pine-tree shillings.
"I request you to have the goodness to change your coat," he said as he turned away.