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blue lips

noun
1.
a plant, Collinsia grandiflora, of the figwort family, of western central North America, having short-stalked flowers with the upper lip purple or white and the lower lip blue or violet.
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  • We could see froth on his blue lips and madness in his eyes.

    Beasts, Men and Gods Ferdinand Ossendowski
  • His pale face and blue lips were evidences of his condition.

    Proud and Lazy Oliver Optic
  • His hand trembled as he conveyed the hot soup to his blue lips.

    Tales of the Malayan Coast Rounsevelle Wildman
  • Her face looked as if she were dead, with blue lips shut tight.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • The judge looked at her in silence, his blue lips quivering.

    Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill
  • Her face looked as if she were dead, with the blue lips shut tight.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • The blue lips moved as if speaking; but Meg could not distinguish the words.

    Meg's Friend

    Alice Abigail Corkran
  • The blue lips made an attempt at the affirmation of which the head made the sign.

    The Doctor Ralph Connor
  • She seized the can from Gwethyn, and held it to his blue lips.

  • "When he comes," repeated Captain Pecklar, with a smile on his thin and blue lips.

    Taken by the Enemy Oliver Optic

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