coat button

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Noun1.coat button - a button on a coatcoat button - a button on a coat      
button - a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
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She hung them on my coat button, folded her hand resignedly, and said: "Gone,--and for thirty francs, the lovely things--it is incredible
The former was crafted from wire cut from a coat hanger pushed through the stem of a large coat button and weighted with plasticine.
The size and profile of a coat button, Lil'Rok has a solid 6061 T6 aircraft aluminium casing, features a rare earth magnet with 10lbs full force and comes with 3M VHB double-sided adhesive for quick installation.
A coat button could have helped to prove Lara's version of circumstances on the night of the murder; towards the end of the film the detective who had been assigned to the case squats on his haunches in the opening of a parking garage as rain gushes down in torrents in the street.
Spies in the Russian KGB (Russia's national security agency from 1954-1991) used a camera disguised as a coat button to take pictures.
The one the world sees is a whimsy; a round black coat button on his right forearm.
It was a little more difficult to stay quite so calm on the ridiculously packed tube train, where my resolve to behave like a local and not speak to or look fellow passengers in the eye dissolved when I tried to get off with someone else's iPod headphones attached to my coat button.
A COAT button trapped a bungling robber who targeted his local fish and chip shop twice in two days.
One needs a piece of coat hanger wire about five or six inches long (I haven't gone metric as yet),a thin two inch long elastic band,and a coat button.
Alongside them one discovers unusual pieces such as Domenico Gnoli's hallucinatory painting of a coat button (Bottone, 1967) or his empty, fetishistically embroidered tablecloth, painted in acrylic on sand: Senza Natura Morte (Without still life), 1966.