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blue

1. mod. depressed; melancholy. That music always makes me blue.
2. mod. obscene; vulgar; dirty. Those blue jokes don’t go over very well around here.
3. n. the sky; the heavens. The idea came to me right out of the blue.
4. mod. alcohol intoxicated. You might say I’m blue. Others might note that I am stoned.
5. n. an amphetamine tablet or capsule, especially a blue one. (Drugs.) How are blues different from reds and yellows?
6. n. a police officer; the police. The blues will be here in a minute.
7. n. a 10-mg tablet of Valium. (Drugs.) In treatment they kept giving me blues to calm me down. Now I can’t live without them.
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It appears, then, that the Eatanswill people, like the people of many other small towns, considered themselves of the utmost and most mighty importance, and that every man in Eatanswill, conscious of the weight that attached to his example, felt himself bound to unite, heart and soul, with one of the two great parties that divided the town--the Blues and the Buffs.
"Yes, " assented the girl, "and there are blue rooms in each of those houses--when all the rooms are blue then the whole outside of the house will be blue as is the Blue Place of Seven Skulls.
"And the skulls with blue upon them?" inquired Bradley.
"They were murdered--some of them; those with only a small amount of blue were murderers--known murderers.
As they talked in low tones they had moved from the room of the death shaft into an all blue room adjoining, where they sat down together in a corner with their backs against a wall and drew a pile of hides over themselves.
Bradley could guess all this by the increased volume of sound and the dismal greetings; but the sudden silence that almost immediately ensued he could not fathom, for he could not know that from beneath one of the hides that covered him protruded one of his heavy army shoes, or that some eighteen large Wieroos with robes either solid red or slashed with red or blue were standing gazing at it.
She said that everything had colour in her thought; the months of the year ran through all the tints of the spectrum, the days of the week were arrayed as Solomon in his glory, morning was golden, noon orange, evening crystal blue, and night violet.
When we finished our lunch the barrens were already wrapping themselves in a dim, blue dusk and falling upon rest in dell and dingle.
Marah Huber -- Blue -- Shopping in Style -- Beginning and STEAM Clothing 1.
[UKPRwire, Fri Aug 02 2019] The purpose of this MRH research study titled Global Acid Stable Blue Market Insights Forecast to 2025 is to enlighten the readers about the Acid Stable Blue Market with a stern focus on the development trends and opportunities projected for future years.
2 Referring to Diagram II, join navy E, dark blue E, dark blue F, medium blue G, medium blue H, light blue I and light blue C in order shown to make Block 0.
The companies have named Paul Markovich, the president and chief executive officer of Blue Shield of California, which is based in San Francisco, to be the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association's new chairman.
New York City: A blue human is a cold, dead or sad human.
A matte blue plastic case is presented with a matte blue silicone strap, blue loop and blue plastic buckle.
Blue Cross's Team Blue employees are providing all of the volunteer labor for the project, and Habitat will lead volunteers through the 7-8 week build process with support from experienced construction professionals.