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Anyhow, Denboro won't hang onto his coattails to hold him back.

A marriage,—yes; but Frank has only just got into coattails!

He came towards them at an amble, scratching actively behind his coattails.

All I ask is a block's start an' some wan holdin' th' polisman's coattails.

Morris ran to the store door and grabbed Hymie by the coattails.

Zo seconded the invitation by hiding the stick, and laying hold again on her big friend's coattails.

The two buttons at the back of the coattails continue long after their primary use to loop up the sword-belt has vanished.

The Doctor puffed, and the Captain in his regal garments paraded the long room, with his hands locked under his coattails.

He bustled off in the direction taken by Mr Miller, his coattails flying behind him.

Mr. Wicker soon stopped, however, and reached back into the pocket in the flap of his coattails.

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