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  • n  blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    he had eyes of bright blue
  • n  blue clothing
    she was wearing blue
  • n  any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue
    the Union army was a vast blue
  • n  the sky as viewed during daylight
    he shot an arrow into the blue
  • n  used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
  • n  the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
  • n  any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
  • v  turn blue
  • s  of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky
    October's bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson
    a blue flame
    blue haze of tobacco smoke
  • s  used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms)
    a ragged blue line
  • s  filled with melancholy and despondency
    lonely and blue in a strange city
  • s  characterized by profanity or cursing
    blue language
  • s  suggestive of sexual impropriety
    a blue movie
    blue jokes
  • s  belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    a blue family
    blue blood
    the blue-blooded aristocracy
  • s  morally rigorous and strict
  • s  causing dejection
    a blue day

  • Brussels masterminds a Smurf invasion of Germany and France even as the blue-skinned creatures turn 50 and contemplate revealing intimate secrets.
  • One area of church-state relations virtually avoided by the Chicago conferees was the field of blue laws.
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    Mr Kerr said he was warned by one of the gang: "Make sure the boys in blue aren't there. If they are, on your head be it."

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