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1    any of a group of colours, such as that of a clear unclouded sky, that have wavelengths in the range 490--445 nanometres. Blue is the complementary colour of yellow and with red and green forms a set of primary colours  
   Related adj       cyanic  
2    a dye or pigment of any of these colours  
3    blue cloth or clothing  
dressed in blue     
a    a sportsman who represents or has represented Oxford or Cambridge University and has the right to wear the university colour (dark blue for Oxford, light blue for Cambridge)  
an Oxford blue     
b    the honour of so representing one's university  
5      (Brit)      an informal name for       Tory  
6    any of numerous small blue-winged butterflies of the genera Lampides, Polyommatus, etc.: family Lycaenidae  
7    Archaic      short for       bluestocking  
8    Slang   a policeman  
9      (Archery)   a blue ring on a target, between the red and the black, scoring five points  
10    a blue ball in snooker, etc  
11       another name for       blueing  
12      (Austral. and N.Z.)  
slang   an argument or fight  
he had a blue with a taxi driver     
13      (Also)    bluey     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
slang   a court summons, esp. for a traffic offence  
14      (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   a mistake; error  
15    out of the blue   apparently from nowhere; unexpectedly  
the opportunity came out of the blue     
16    into the blue   into the unknown or the far distance  
      adj   , bluer, bluest  
17    of the colour blue  
18    (of the flesh) having a purple tinge, as from cold or contusion  
19    depressed, moody, or unhappy  
20    dismal or depressing  
a blue day     
21    indecent, titillating, or pornographic  
blue films     
22    bluish in colour or having parts or marks that are bluish  
a blue fox, a blue whale     
23    Rare   aristocratic; noble; patrician  
a blue family         See       blue blood  
      vb   , blues, blueing  
   bluing          , blued  
24    to make, dye, or become blue  
25    tr   to treat (laundry) with blueing  
26    tr  
Slang   to spend extravagantly or wastefully; squander,   (See also)        blues  
     (C13: from Old French bleu, of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse blar, Old High German blao, Middle Dutch bla; related to Latin flavus yellow)  
  bluely      adv  
  blueness      n  
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blueing   , bluing         
1    a blue material, such as indigo, used in laundering to counteract yellowing  
2    the formation of a film of blue oxide on a steel surface  

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blueing, blushing, blunge, blin

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