Coventry blue
Coventry Cov"en*try (k?v"en-tr?), n. A town in the county of Warwick, England. [1913 Webster]

{To send to Coventry}, to exclude from society; to shut out from social intercourse, as for ungentlemanly conduct.

{Coventry blue}, blue thread of a superior dye, made at Coventry, England, and used for embroidery. [1913 Webster]


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