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Meaning of "trail one's coat" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TRAIL ONE'S COAT

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRAIL ONE'S COAT

trail
trail away
trail bike
trail mix
trail rope
trail-blazing
trail-less
trailable
trailbaston
trailblazer
trailbreaker
trailer
trailer camp
trailer court
trailer park
trailer tent
trailer trash
trailer truck
trailerable
trailerist

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRAIL ONE'S COAT

base coat
box coat
car coat
coat
dress coat
duffel coat
duffle coat
dust coat
duster coat
frock coat
fur coat
lab coat
mink coat
morning coat
on the coat
seed coat
sport coat
sports coat
tail coat
trench coat
white coat

Synonyms and antonyms of trail one's coat in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «trail one's coat» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

线索人的外衣
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

abrigo de la pista de uno
570 millions of speakers

English

trail one´s coat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

निशान एक कोट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

معطف درب واحد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Trail свое пальто
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

casaco rastro de um
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক কোট লেজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

le manteau de piste un
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jejak jejak seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Spur eines Mantel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

トレイル1のコート
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

흔적 하나 의 코트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jas trek
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

áo đường mòn của một người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒருவரின் கோட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याचा डबा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ceketini izlemek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tracce di una mano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jeden ślad za wieszak
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Trail своє пальто
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

haina traseu cuiva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παλτό ένα μονοπάτι του
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

roete een se baadjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

trail sin päls
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

trail ens pels
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRAIL ONE'S COAT»

The term «trail one's coat» is normally little used and occupies the 136.003 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRAIL ONE'S COAT»

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The Chambers Dictionary
... oneself, and not by one's own merit; trail one's coat (tails) (orig Ir) to be aggressive, pick a quarrel (n coat -trailing i; turn one's coat to change one's principles, or to turn from one party to another. [OFr cole (Fr cone), from LL coitus, cotta a tunic ...
Allied Chambers, 1998
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Comprehensive English-Hindi dictionary:
... I To trail one's coat-tails, to seek to pick quarrel with somebody T3Rft ^ "fa I To dust one's coat, to beat somebody T3RTt ^TR^I *TT tftz^T, H^d dl<*HI I To change one's coat, to change one's opinion, to turn one's support, to desert faciei q^tf-ii, ...
Bholānātha Tivārī, Amaranātha Kapūra, Viśvaprakāśa Gupta, 1998
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General Knowledge of English Literature
To trail one's coat—to provoke a fight. To be a turncoat/to turn one'scoat—to change sides ina dispute, tobetray one's principles. To ride on/hang on someone's coattails—to advance one's own career by associating with someone who is ...
Rebecca A. Vorsah, 2011
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An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English
Coat of arms (mait) represent F. cotte d'armes, orig. coat with her. device worn over armour, and cotte de mailles (see mail1). To trail one's coat, i.e. invite anyone who wants trouhle to tread on the tail of it, is a reminiscence of Donnyhrooh Fair.
Ernest Weekley, 2013
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America Right Or Wrong: An Anatomy of American Nationalism ...
However, it is useful in this context to remember an eighteenth-century expression, “to trail one's coat.” This meant deliberately to provoke a quarrel by allowing your coat to trail along the ground so that another man would step on it, thereby ...
Anatol Lieven, 2012
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Allied Chambers transliterated Hindi-Hindi-English dictionary
... to present in short; to say in brief, qissa mol lena few jftrT ^TT to get embroiled in a quarrel or a dispute; to fasten quarrel upon; to pick a quarrel or an altercation ; to trail one's coat, qissa uthana feW33RT to start a fight; to start a long tale.
S. S. Parikh, D. F. Plukker, R. Veldhuijzen van Zanten, 1993
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The Pleasures of Ignorance
And the surest way of becoming unique is to trail one's coat in the presence of Death and challenge him to tread on the tail of it. Not that even the most daring seeker after uniqueness fails to take numerous precautions for his safety. No man is ...
Robert Lynd, 1stworld Library, 2005
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新英汉英语常用词组用法词典
They have had another baby; they will have very little money and will have to cut their coat according to their cloth, ffefl XWi f — 4-SS7 ; fife If] trail one's coat &* 4fc4,at*?lfe-f,-« As we listened to the stranger's allegations we formed the opinion  ...
‎1998
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Longman English-Chinese dictionary of English idioms
Infin] trail" one's coat" not fml, becoming rare to try to start a quarrel or argument ( with someone) SCft'jIIS-f-^SPIt: The young man was trailing his coat by making such offensive remarks. [V] iI'NA7aftiS#nitt*£ turn" one's coat" old-fash to change  ...
趙嘉文, 1995
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Glossary of Idioms, English-Hindi: Containing Idioms, ...
... (Change sides ; desert — Ox.) To cut one's coat according to the ^ Tff <T?TIf!&, ?TFft" tflT cloth (Live within one's means — Br.; adapt expenditure to resources— Ox.) To dust one's coat or jacket . «. (Beat him— Ox.) **** **** To trail one's coat- ...
‎1975

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