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cootie

(ko͞o′tē)
n. Slang
A body louse.
A popular term for a body louse—Pediculus humanus
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For some adults, though, Cootie Shots' message of tolerance masks a worrisome political agenda, and one group is looking to prove it in court.
Humph showed his liking for the plunger mute on Echoes of Harlem, played very much a la Cootie Williams, while the band's arranger Pete Strange contributed some splendidly mournful muted solos on trombone.
Part 5, "The Great Black Bands," is organized in four discussions: (1) Earl Hines, Chick Webb, McKinney's Cotton Pickers, and Claude Hopkins; (2) Fletcher Henderson, Cab Calloway, and Andy Kirk; (3) Don Redman, Benny Carter, and the Mills Rhythm Band; and (4) Lionel Hampton, Cootie Williams, Erskine Hawkins, Horace Henderson, Edgar Hayes, Savoy Sultans, Teddy Hill, and Tiny Bradshaw.
Johnny Hodges is considered to have the prettiest sax tone in the world and you had Cootie Williams with his plunger mute," Racette fondly recalled.
In 1941, Butch joined the Cootie Williams Orchestra, a band that played in the style of Duke Ellington, and remained with that band after serving in the Navy during World War II.
An animal lover, Herb was predeceased by his beloved cat Cootie.
Doobie * trouser snake * phone sex * good old boy * closet case * hoser * SWM * cootie
with performances by artists Cootie Stark, Cool John Ferguson, Mudcat and Beverly GuitarWatkins.
The print ads also utilize icons of unpredictability, including a cootie catcher and a deck of cards, and minimal copy to graphically demonstrate the uncertainty that exists between life stages and goals.
Cootie Williams/``Cootie Williams in Hi-Fi'' (RCA Victor)
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