Joseph's coat


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Noun1.Joseph's coat - perennial aromatic herb of southeastern Asia having large usually bright-colored or blotched leaves and spikes of blue-violet flowersJoseph's coat - perennial aromatic herb of southeastern Asia having large usually bright-colored or blotched leaves and spikes of blue-violet flowers; sometimes placed in genus Solenostemon
coleus, flame nettle - any of various Old World tropical plants of the genus Coleus having multicolored decorative leaves and spikes of blue flowers
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So the palmer was persuaded; and Robin put on the old man's hat, which stood full high in the crown; and his cloak, patched with black and blue and red, like Joseph's coat of many colors in its old age; and his breeches, which had been sewed over with so many patterns that the original was scarce discernible; and his tattered hose; and his shoes, cobbled above and below.
The main peculiarity in Holland is that there is no national plan, but rather a patchwork, that resembles Joseph's coat of many colors.
My 'secret' hiding place is the James Turrell Skyspace, Joseph's Coat.
His highlights include stepping into Joseph's coat of many colours while urging Keith Jack, star of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, to support the campaign.
That seemed to cover Noah and Joseph's coat and Moses at the Red Sea and the escape from Egypt and the escape from Babylon and the prophets and Jesus--although with Jesus, the intervention came in a different form.
In school my cardy was like Joseph's coat, dyed brown from white, there were no grants then but I was not neglected.
We are told that, on Reuben's return, the brothers immediately took Joseph's coat, killed a he-goat, and dipped it in the goat's blood (v.
Did you know that Joseph's coat wasn't multicolored?
Scenes included Joseph's Coat of Many Colours and the temptation of Eve.
With more colours than Joseph's coat and design work that would make most WAGs turn their noses up in disgust, the 'top ten' of horrid kits form world football's hall of shame.
It isn't just Joseph's coat that is multihued but the sheep as well.
95) include stories from both the Old and New Testaments, from the tale of Joseph's coat of many colors to Thomas' doubt that Jesus had truly returned to life.