a rich cheese in which the internal mold manifests itself in blue veins: made in France especially from sheep’s milk and elsewhere also from cow’s milk and goat’s milk.
cheese containing a blue mould, esp Stilton, Roquefort, or Danish blue Also called (Austral and NZ) blue vein
blue chip stock Note: “Blue chip” suggests a safe investment.
Chiefly Poker. a blue-colored chip of high value. a common stock issued by a major company that has financial strength, stability against fluctuations, and a good record of dividend payments: regarded as a low-risk investment. a secure and valuable item or property held in reserve: The airfield was a blue chip in the struggle for […]
a person who wears a coat or uniform that is blue. a police officer. a soldier in the U.S. Army in earlier times. Contemporary Examples ‘Turn,’ AMC’s New Series About America’s First Spy Ring, Is A Visually Arresting Historical Epic Marlow Stern April 5, 2014 Historical Examples Winchester Sidney Heath Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete […]
noun a common marine spiny-finned food fish, Parapercis colias, of the sub-Antarctic waters of New Zealand, esp at the Chatham Islands, which is greenish blue with brown marbling and inhabits rocky bottoms. Its smoked flesh is considered a delicacy Also called rock cod, pakirikiri, patutuki, rawaru