[ bley, blee ]
/ bleɪ, bli /
adjective Scot. and North England.
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Origin of blae
1150–1200; Middle English (north) bla < Old Norse blā blackish blue; see blue
Words nearby blae
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Example sentences from the Web for blae
"Ye must be fair starving, Paul," quoth she softly with her hand on my arm, and I daresay my face was blae with cold and chagrin.The Shoes of Fortune|Neil Munro
British Dictionary definitions for blae
/ (ble, bleɪ) /
Scot bluish-grey; slate-coloured
Word Origin for blae
from Old Norse blár
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