a common, crested jay, Cyanocitta cristata, of eastern North America, having a bright blue back and a gray breast.
Under the Southern Cross Maturin M. Ballou
Woodland Tales Ernest Seton-Thompson
Swallow H. Rider Haggard
The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories Bret Harte
In Nesting Time Olive Thorne Miller
Little Mitchell Margaret W. Morley
The Log School-House on the Columbia Hezekiah Butterworth
The Puddleford Papers, H. H. Riley
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 91, May, 1865 Various
The Valiants of Virginia Hallie Erminie Rives
a common North American jay, Cyanocitta cristata, having bright blue plumage with greyish-white underparts
wearing blue jeans. casual and informal.
close-fitting trousers made of blue denim or denimlike fabric, having pockets and seams often reinforced with rivets, and worn originally as work pants but now also as casual attire by persons of all ages. Compare jean (def 2), Levi’s. Historical Examples Heart of the Blue Ridge Waldron Baily Little Brother Cory Doctorow
a faint discharge of blue light from the top of a thunderstorm cloud that propagates upward: extends approximately from the bottom to the top of the stratosphere and is not detectable from the ground. blue jet A conical discharge of blue light that starts from the top of active thunderstorm clouds and proceeds upward. Blue […]
any puritanical law that forbids certain practices, especially drinking or working on Sunday, dancing, etc. Historical Examples The Wishing-Ring Man Margaret Widdemer The Menace of Prohibition Lulu Wightman