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blowzy coarse and ruddy-faced. [2 definitions]
BLT a toasted sandwich made with fried bacon, strips of lettuce, and sliced tomato.
blubber the layer of fat beneath the skin of whales, seals, and other large sea mammals. [5 definitions]
blubbery fat or swollen. [3 definitions]
blucher a low sturdy leather boot. [2 definitions]
bludgeon a short stick with one end thicker and heavier than the other, used as a weapon; club. [3 definitions]
blue the color of a cloudless sky; the color between green and violet on the spectrum. [8 definitions]
blue baby an infant born with blue-tinged skin from insufficient oxygen in the blood, caused by a congenital heart or lung defect.
Bluebeard in folklore, a man who married and then killed six wives.
bluebell any of various plants with blue, bell-shaped flowers.
blueberry a small, round, edible berry that is blue or blue-black in color. [2 definitions]
bluebird a small North American songbird having blue plumage, and, in the male, a reddish breast.
blue blood noble, aristocratic, or socially prominent lineage. [2 definitions]
bluebonnet the cornflower. [3 definitions]
blue book an official U.S. government publication, such as a report or register, often with a blue cover. [3 definitions]
bluebottle a cornflower. [2 definitions]
blue cheese a rich strong-flavored semisoft cheese made of cow's milk and veined with blue mold.
blue-chip denoting common stock that commands a high price because of its record of steady earnings. [2 definitions]
blue chip in poker, a blue playing chip having the highest value. [3 definitions]
bluecoat one who wears a blue coat or uniform, esp. a police officer or a Union soldier in the U.S. Civil War.
blue-collar of or pertaining to industrial workers or the class of workers who earn wages rather than salaries. (Cf. white-collar.)