Definition of Bluenoses

1. Noun. (plural of bluenose) ¹



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Definition of Bluenoses

1. bluenose [n] - See also: bluenose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bluenoses

bluejet
bluejets
blueline
blueliner
blueliners
bluelines
bluelink
bluelinks
bluely
blueness
bluenesses
bluenette
bluenettes
bluenose
bluenosed
bluenoses (current term)
bluepoint
bluepoints
bluepoll
blueprint
blueprint paper
blueprinted
blueprinting
blueprints
bluer
blues
blues-rock
blues and twos
blues scale
blues scales

Literary usage of Bluenoses

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1. Roy and Ray in Canada by Mary Wright Plummer (1908)
"We are in the country of the bluenoses." " All right," said Roy, sleepily, and, after a final nap he did get up and join the rest of the family in the ..."

2. Sam Slick's Wise Saws and Modern Instances, Or, What He Said, Did, Or Invented by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1853)
"Pray, Mr. Slick, do tell me what sort of folks the bluenoses are. ... bluenoses ? what a funny name !' " And then she goes on as cool as if nothin' had ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1883)
"The Americans employed are very often graduates of the Maine woods, or " bluenoses" from Lower Canada. These Maine men are likely to become foremen, ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"Baltic bluenoses. IJ'ednesday.—Meetingof the Drags of the Humane Society, in consequence of the sudden thaw in all the parks, and rapid liquefaction ..."

5. My Diary North and South by William Howard Russell (1863)
"The very bluenoses would secede if you were permitted to come under the old flag." All night we travelled. A long day through a dreary, ill-settled, ..."

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