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colin

(ˌkɒlɪn)
n
(Zoology) an American quail
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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.
Yes, you must," said Colin, "and you can tell me about it afterward.
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.
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.
After Wilson took Delhi and Sir Colin relieved Lucknow the back of the business was broken.
Murder of COLIN CAMPBELL of Glenure, Efq; Factor for His Majefty on the forfeited Estate of Ardfhiel.
Ex-Everton player Graeme Sharp arranged for Colin to receive his medal at Goodison Park, where he once played as a 16-year-old.
Consequently, income allocated to Boris under the partnership agreement would be taxed to Colin to the extent necessary to reflect reasonable compensation for Colin's services.
While Billy is working to gain Costello's trust, another young cop, Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon), is quickly rising through the ranks of the state police.
To help students understand how Secretary of State Colin Powell emerged from the shadows of the Bush administration to assume the leadership of the anti-terrorism coalition.