• Definition for "bluenose"
    • A puritanical person: "Bluenoses demand restraint resistant to…
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  • Sentence for "bluenose"
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bluenose definition

  • noun:
    • A puritanical person: "Bluenoses demand restraint resistant to the porn and physical violence which can be the staple of well-known tradition” ( Charles Krauthammer).
    • Canadian A native or inhabitant of Nova Scotia.
    • A prude
    • one from Nova Scotia, Canada.
    • A follower of Everton Football Club
    • A follower of Birmingham City Football Club
    • A nickname for a Nova Scotian; in addition, a Nova Scotian ship (known as also Blue"nos`er (�)); a Nova Scotian potato, etc.
    • A native of Nova Scotia: a colloquial designation, in allusion either into the hue given to the noses of their residents by its severe winter season, or to a kind of potato so named that will be mostly produced there.
    • A Nova Scotian vessel.
    • a native or inhabitant of Nova Scotia
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