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blues, the

A state of melancholy; depression (1830s+)
A usually slow style of singing, guitar-playing, and jazz originally reflecting in its melancholy and resignation the special plight of black people and the general vicissitudes of life and love; esp songs having in each stanza a repeated opening statement and single closing statement (1912+)
The police (mid-1800s+)


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