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coon:

see raccoonraccoon,
nocturnal New World mammal of the genus Procyon. The common raccoon of North America, Procyon lotor, also called coon, is found from S Canada to South America, except in parts of the Rocky Mts. and in deserts.
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coon

1. Informal short for raccoon
2. Offensive slang a Black or a native Australian
3. South African offensive a person of mixed race
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Coons spoke with witnesses Ryan Petty, father of Alaina Petty, one of the 17 victims in the Stoneman Douglas shooting, as well as Katherine Posada, Marjorie Stoneman Douglas language arts teacher.
Coons and Synnamon will work together on the role-transition as of December 1, 2017.
A number of successful coon songs were even composed by African Americans, notably Bob Cole, although white Tin Pan Alley notables--Irving Berlin among them--wrote the majority of them.
Wesbrook said later in the night, conversation turned sexual, and Coons walked into the bedroom with Hazlip.
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MILLBURY - Jeff Coons was 8 or 9 when he met his first yo-yo.
With less than three weeks until the congressional mid-term elections, Barack Obama has travelled with US Vice President Joe Biden to campaign for Democratic Senate candidate, Chris Coons.
Culturally Speaking: Promoting Cross-Cultural Awareness in a Post-9/11 World, written by Mary Coons, was honoured as a "silver finalist" by the Midwest Independent Publishers Association (MIPA).
SIMI VALLEY - Twelve-year-old David Coons of Simi Valley has become the youngest Eagle Scout in Ventura County.
Being in the right place at the right time with the right person is something correctional officers Christopher Corona and Kevin Coons from the Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC)-Tucson Transportation Department know a lot about.
But those coons will quit their bluffin', 'caze I'll make them feel like nuffin'.