blue coats

blue coats

slang The police (because they often wear blue uniforms). We always like to show our support for the blue coats by donating to police charities.
See also: blue, coat

blue coats

verb
See also: blue, coat
References in classic literature ?
And now, in this burning tomb, this subterranean volcano, seek the king's guards with their blue coats laced with silver.
"And who can that person be who has taken it into his head to wrap himself up in a blue coat embroidered with green?"
He was dressed in a long-skirted blue coat, with buttons below the waist at the back, and wore high boots wrinkled over the ankles and straight over the calf, with big galoshes drawn over them.
One of them in a blue coat by himself, was busily hunting for dandelions.--"Cousin Peter!
The ladies were somewhat more fortunate, for they had the advantage of ascertaining from an upper window that he wore a blue coat, and rode a black horse.
Instead of shoes, the old man wore boots with turnover tops and his blue coat had wide cuffs of gold braid.
I remember him as if it were yesterday, as he came plodding to the inn door, his sea-chest following behind him in a hand-barrow--a tall, strong, heavy, nut-brown man, his tarry pigtail falling over the shoulder of his soiled blue coat, his hands ragged and scarred, with black, broken nails, and the sabre cut across one cheek, a dirty, livid white.
The friend was a charming young man of not much more than fifty, dressed in a very bright blue coat with resplendent buttons, black trousers, and the thinnest possible pair of highly-polished boots.
The only observable alterations in his appearance were, that he wore a brighter blue coat, with a white silk lining, black tights, black silk stockings, and pumps, and a white waistcoat, and was, if possible, just a thought more scented.
One gusty, raw day at the end of April--the rain whipping the pavement of that ancient street where the old Slaughters' Coffee- house was once situated--George Osborne came into the coffee-room, looking very haggard and pale; although dressed rather smartly in a blue coat and brass buttons, and a neat buff waistcoat of the fashion of those days.
He is of a worthy presence, with his light-grey hair and whiskers, his fine shirt-frill, his pure-white waistcoat, and his blue coat with bright buttons always buttoned.
Based on its recent analysis of the network security forensics market, Frost & Sullivan presents Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
The Blue Coat Security Analytics offering provides an integrated solution that offers packet analysis, metadata collection, comprehensive threat detection and unknown file inspection.
Blue Coat Security Analytics includes incident detection, network performance, sandbox integration, deep packet inspection, and network security forensics integrated within the same solution, said Frost & Sullivan Industry Analyst Chris Kissel.
Blue Coat is honored to be granted Frost & Sullivans 2016 Global Leadership Award in the security forensics market, said Alan Hall, director, product marketing for security analytics, Blue Coat Systems.