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Pick a Hole in his Coat

(To). To find fault with one; to fix on some small offence as censurable.

And shall such mob as thou, not worth a groat,
Dare pick a hole in such a great man's coat?

Peter Pindar: Epistle to John Nichols.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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