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be in tall cotton

To be in a time or period of great success or wellbeing; to be doing very well. We were in tall cotton after my wife's late uncle left us his fortune. I hear Jeff's in tall cotton out in New York City.
See also: cotton, tall

in tall cotton

mod. successful; on easy street. (Folksy.) I won some money at the track, and I’m really in tall cotton.
See also: cotton, tall
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When I started, I thought I was in tall cotton, and I truly was.
Dina Mason, general manager and president of MOR Media of Paragould, told Whispers that her company began a deal to acquire the station from Tall Cotton Media LLC in early May.
I will take my six hundred dollars and buy six hundred acres of this rich black land and raise tall cotton on my acres and sell that cotton for more money to buy more land to raise more cotton.
He is on the Board of Kinsale Capital, Virginia Business Media, SC Business Media, Tall Cotton Partners, Clear Signal Towers, Car Pool and Sewickley Partners.
On floor from left to right: Tall cotton seagrass linen basket, EUR28, Argos; palm leaf baskets with leatherette handles in dark stain and natural, EUR11 each, Homebase.
With their innovative double-disc, live CD-ROM, GIG, debuting in stores nationwide on MayApple Records June 10, and a big Western swing in the making, Big Smith is standing in tall cotton.