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 William Wood
The Lifeboat R.M. Ballantyne
The Lifeboat R.M. Ballantyne
The Lifeboat R.M. Ballantyne
The Viking Blood Frederick William Wallace
A Changed Heart May Agnes Fleming

(US, slang) a puritanical or prudish person
(often capital) (informal) a native or inhabitant of Nova Scotia

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