a small heron, Egretta caerulea, of the warmer parts of the Western Hemisphere, having bluish-gray plumage.
noun 1. a North American forage grass, Schizachyrium scoparium, having wide often bluish blades.
- Little bo-peep
A nursery rhyme: Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep, And can’t tell where to find them; Leave them alone, and they’ll come home, Wagging their tails behind them.
noun 1. the code name for the uranium-fueled atomic bomb dropped by the U.S. on Hiroshima in 1945.
- Little boy blue
A nursery rhyme: Little Boy Blue, come blow your horn, The sheep’s in the meadow, the cow’s in the corn; But where is the boy who looks after the sheep? He’s under the haystack fast asleep.