CoW

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AcronymDefinition
CoWControl of Work
CoWCase of the Week
CoWCitizen of the World
CoWCommittee of the Whole
CoWCan Of Worms
CoWCouncil of War
CoWCovenant of Works (theology)
CoWCream of Wheat (food)
CoWCircle of Willis
CoWCity of Windhoek (Namibia)
CoWCalculus on the Web (Temple University)
CoWCost of War (US DoD)
CoWCopy-On-Write
CoWCertificate of Waiver (various locations)
CoWCity of Wanneroo (Australia)
CoWCoalition of the Willing
CoWCity of Westminster (Westminster, Colorado and UK)
CoWCharacter Oriented Windows
CoWCopy on Write
CoWCalifornia, Oregon, Washington
CoWCasualty of War
CoWCrude Oil Washing
CoWCollege of Wooster
CoWComputer On Wheels (DeVry Institute of Technology)
CoWClerk of Works (UK construction inspector)
CoWCluster of Workstations (UW-Madison)
CoWCost of Waste (financial management)
CoWClassroom on Wheels
CoWCorrelates of War Project (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
CoWChief Of the Watch
CoWCrush of the Week (also seen as COTW)
CoWCell-site On Wheels (cellular emergency services)
CoWCerritos on Wheels (public transportation system; California)
CoWContainer On Wheels
CoWClinic on Wheels
CoWCoffee of the Week (Starbucks)
CoWCouncil of Wyrms (gaming)
CoWCommanding Officer's Wife
CoWControl of Well (energy insurance)
CoWCreating Original Work (Playwrights Horizons Theater School)
CoWComputer Originated World (BBC-1 TV ident in the 1980s)
CoWCritical Ordinary Watercourse (small watercourse prone to flooding)
CoWCinema on the Web
CoWCharacter-Oriented Windows interface (Microsoft)
CoWChilled Out Worms (gaming clan)
CoWCambridge, Oxford or Warwick (seminar)
CoWColdworked; Not Furnace-Sensitized and Welded
CoWCareer Opportunity Week
CoWCollectible of the Week
CoWChairman of the Week
CoWCarry Over Work
CoWChurch of Walt (Disneyland, CA)
CoWCustomer Owned Warehouse
CoWCritical Online Window
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And then a cosmopolite sat in one of them, and I was glad, for I held a theory that since Adam no true citizen of the world has existed.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island, cut off from other lands, but a continent, that joins to them.
'Citizen of the World' and other unsuccessful ventures of his.
I have done, and am doing, what a good citizen of the world should do.
At last at the age of thirty-two he achieved success with a series of periodical essays later entitled 'The Citizen of the World,' in which he criticized European politics and society with skill and insight.
I feel more like a citizen of the world at the sight of the palm-leaf which will cover so many flaxen New England heads the next summer, the Manilla hemp and cocoanut husks, the old junk, gunny bags, scrap iron, and rusty nails.
'I am a citizen of the world, ma'am,' said the blind man, corking his bottle, 'and if I seem to conduct myself with freedom, it is therefore.
Indeed, there were many, especially among the very young men, who saw, or fancied that they saw, in Dorian Gray the true realization of a type of which they had often dreamed in Eton or Oxford days, a type that was to combine something of the real culture of the scholar with all the grace and distinction and perfect manner of a citizen of the world. To them he seemed to be of the company of those whom Dante describes as having sought to "make themselves perfect by the worship of beauty." Like Gautier, he was one for whom "the visible world existed."
"I am a citizen of the world, and I have met, in my time, with so many different sorts of virtue, that I am puzzled, in my old age, to say which is the right sort and which is the wrong.
'He was a citizen of the world, an African avatar and God's messenger of peace to the world.
We now have a president who is proud to be an American citizen and who puts us first, not last like our former citizen of the world.
The World Service Authority (WSA), a Washington-based charity and executive branch of the World Government of World Citizens, issued earlier in the week a passport of the citizen of the world for Snowden, as his American passport was revoked by the US authorities.
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