Definition of Bluebacks

1. Noun. (plural of blueback) ¹

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Definition of Bluebacks

1. blueback [n] - See also: blueback

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bluebacks

blue tulip
blue violet
blue vision
blue vitriol
blue wall
blue wall of silence
blue walleye
blue water
blue waters
blue whale
blue whales
blue white colour selection
blue wildebeest
blueback salmon
bluebacks (current term)
blueberry bush
blueberry muffin baby
blueberry muffin sign
blueberry pie

Literary usage of Bluebacks

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1. Lessons on Practical Subjects by Sarah (Forbes) Hughes, Catherine W. Faucon (1902)
"AND WHAT ARE bluebacks? "\7"OU remember that the Secretary of the -*• Treasury was doubtful about the wisdom of his plan of forcing the people to use paper ..."

2. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1917)
"The bluebacks are about a thud as large, their average weight being from ... black spots, and the head has a metallic luster; the bluebacks are a bright ..."

3. Robinson Crusoe's money; or, The remarkable financial fortunes and by David Ames Wells (1876)
"All such, as a part of their peace policy, opposed the original issue and circulation of the bluebacks as something arbitrary, illegal, and unnecessary. ..."

4. Glimpses of Maori Land by Annie Robina Butler (1886)
"Miss Weston's ' bluebacks' are much prized on board the Raleigh. There are 45 messes, and 16 to 20 men in a mess, and each mess has monthly four or six of ..."

5. Fishes and Fishing in Sunapee Lake by William Converse Kendall (1913)
"Since then no bluebacks, to the writer's knowledge., have been taken in Rangeley ... The increase in size of the few remaining bluebacks is ascribed to the ..."

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