a cold north wind that brings rapidly falling temperatures.
a puritanical person; prude. (initial capital letter). Also, Blue Nose. Canadian. an inhabitant of the Maritime Provinces, especially of Nova Scotia. Nautical Slang. a sailing vessel of Nova Scotia. a seaman on such a vessel. Historical Examples The Lifeboat R.M. Ballantyne All Afloat William Wood All Afloat William Wood The Lifeboat R.M. Ballantyne All Afloat […]
a flatted note, especially the third or the seventh degree of the scale, recurring frequently in blues and jazz as a characteristic feature. noun (jazz) a flattened third or seventh, used frequently in the blues
German lapis. jasper stained blue in imitation of lapis lazuli.
to alter, abridge, or cancel with or as with a pencil that has blue lead, as in editing a manuscript. Historical Examples The Story of the Treasure Seekers E. Nesbit Cabbages and Kings O. Henry Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions Slason Thompson Essentials in Conducting Karl Wilson Gehrkens Audrey Craven May Sinclair […]