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colin

(ˌkɒlɪn)
n
(Zoology) an American quail
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Yes, you must," said Colin, "and you can tell me about it afterward.
In a poem called Colin Cloute Skelton pointed out the evils of his day and at the same time pointed the finger of scorn at Wolsey.
And it is well to remember the name of Colin Cloute at least, because a later and much greater poet borrowed that name for one of his own poems, as you shall hear.
It is written in the same short lines as Colin Cloute and others of Skelton's poems--"Breathless rhymes"* they have been called.
Murder of COLIN CAMPBELL of Glenure, Efq; Factor for His Majefty on the forfeited Estate of Ardfhiel.
When our master's carriage was overturned, before you came here, it was said that if the lamp on the left side had not gone out, John would have seen the great hole that the road-makers had left; and so he might, but if old Colin had not had blinkers on he would have seen it, lamp or no lamp, for he was far too knowing an old horse to run into danger.
Jimmy Hollis and Colin Short whiled away many an hour inventing schemes for surmounting the obstacle presented by the barrier cliffs, and making ridiculous wagers as to which one Tom Billings had in mind; but immediately we were all assured that we had raised Caprona, Billings called us together.
A PET cat named after motor racing legend Colin McRae survived a 65-mile road trip - trapped under a car bonnet.
Colin Scott was born at Hexham General Hospital in 2001, a second twin with brother Cavan.
COLIN Pheasant knows more than most how leukaemia can devastate whole families.
Some of the monks at Glastonbury who are sheltering Colin are loving and trustworthy; others are power-hungry and unreliable.