bluebeard bluebeard  /b ˈlu ˌbird/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (fairytale) a monstrous villain who marries seven women; he kills the first six for disobedience

News

  • The Coves Uses North Carolina Flora to Landscape Pisgah Lodge

    Ruby Falls Eastern Redbud, Don Egolf Redbud, Bluebeard and Dwarf Fringe “Crimson Fire” are just some of the exotic varieties chosen to further beautify this breathtaking North Carolina mountain community. (PRWeb June 27, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10874936.htm
    on June 27, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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  1. "In the 'golden age of piracy' -- from 1650 to 1730 -- the idea of the pirate as the senseless, savage Bluebeard that lingers today was created by the British government in a great propaganda heave," Hari says.
    on May 11, 2009 By: Johann Hari Source: www.worldbulletin.net

  2. "There is a lot of Bluebeard in Rebecca," novelist Sarah Waters tells Kellaway.
    on May 4, 2007 By: Sarah Waters Source: The Age

  3. The Tudor historian Dr David Starkey said that Ms Lipscomb's book, 1536, represented "a bold and original attempt to unravel . . . how, when and why Henry VIII changes from a handsome Prince Charming into a fat and loathsome Bluebeard".
    on Apr 16, 2009 By: David Starkey Source: Times Online

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