blue and white


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blue and white

n. a police car; the police. (Patterned on black and white and used in cities where the police cars are painted blue and white.) A blue and white suddenly appeared, and I knew we were finished.
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Baby seemed quite used to this mode of proceeding, for he put his thumb in his mouth (as if it were quite a thing of course), and seemed soon absorbed in his own reflections, while the mother seated herself, and taking out a long stocking of mixed blue and white yarn, began to knit with briskness.
They say they got it out of the Middle Ages - out of a book - and it is all red and blue and white silks and satins and velvets; tights, trunks, sword, doublet with slashed sleeves, short cape, cap with just one feather in it; I've heard them name these things; they got them out of the book; she's dressed like a page, of old times, they say.
He picked up his coat from the grass and brought out of a pocket a lumpy little bundle tied up in a quite clean, coarse, blue and white handkerchief.
Its colors were blue and white -- the shade of blue which best suited her fair complexion.
When Ribby had laid the table she took a jug and a blue and white dish, and went out down the field to the farm, to fetch milk and butter.
Imagine on the balustrade of this terrace a number of tall vases of blue and white pottery, in which are gilliflowers; and to right and left, along the neighboring walls, hedges of linden closely trimmed in, and you will gain an idea of the landscape, full of tranquil chastity, modest cheerfulness, but commonplace withal, which surrounded the venerable edifice of the Cormon family.
A man in a blue and white blazer addressed my brother, full of strange tidings.
On chairs were laid elegant masquerade costumes of blue and white satin.
He had shoes with large buckles, and stockings of blue and white stripes.
They were delighted, also, with blue and white beads, particularly the former, and wore broad tight bands of them round the waist and ankles, large rolls of them round the neck, and pendants of them in the ears.
The men in charge were drinking beer from blue and white mugs.
My dress is blue and white checked," said Dorothy, smoothing out the wrinkles in it.
I like to see the pink and blue and white glancing between the trees, dotting the green fields, and flashing back the sunlight.
Returning with these triumphs of toughness tied up in a clean blue and white cotton handkerchief (essential to the arrangements), he in a casual manner invites Mrs.
He hated the blue and white, the intensity and definiteness, the hum and heat of the south; the landscape seemed to him as hard and as romantic as a cardboard background on the stage, and the mountain but a wooden screen against a sheet painted blue.