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Coltrane

[kohl-treyn]
noun
  1. John (William),1926–67, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
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Historical Examples of coltrane

  • Coltrane brought a pitcher of the cool water, and held it for him to drink.

    Whirligigs

    O. Henry

  • Coltrane was pleased to see that his companion was yielding to the spell of the hills and woods.

    Whirligigs

    O. Henry

  • He and Coltrane were nearly the same size—rather tall, portly, and erect.

    Whirligigs

    O. Henry

  • Coltrane left him in his mood, relying upon the influence of changed surroundings to restore his equilibrium.

    Whirligigs

    O. Henry

  • Goree reached out one hand and groped until it rested upon Coltrane's fingers, which held his bridle.

    Whirligigs

    O. Henry


British Dictionary definitions for coltrane

Coltrane

noun
  1. John (William). 1926–67, US jazz tenor and soprano saxophonist and composer
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