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Coleman

[kohl-muh n]
noun
  1. CySeymour Kaufman, 1929–2004, U.S. theatrical composer and jazz pianist.
  2. Or·nette [awr-net] /ɔrˈnɛt/, born 1930, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
  3. a male given name.
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  • "Why, I've delivered quite a lecture upon beauty," Miss Coleman said.

  • Go at once to 787 Washington Street and ask for Mr. Coleman.

    The Velvet Glove

    Harry Harrison

  • Coleman swiveled around in his chair and squinted at the wall clock.

    The Velvet Glove

    Harry Harrison

  • Coleman's voice cut through the air of tenseness like a knife.

    The Velvet Glove

    Harry Harrison

  • He climbed slowly to his feet and moved towards Coleman's desk.

    The Velvet Glove

    Harry Harrison


British Dictionary definitions for coleman

Coleman

noun
  1. Ornette (ɔːˈnɛt). born 1930, US avant-garde jazz alto saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist
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