- blue wood aster,
- blue-arsed fly,
- blue-breasted quail,
- blue-eyed boy,
- blue-eyed grass
Origin of blue-chip
Origin of blue chip
Examples from the Web for blue-chip
“Ordinarily a plea bargain has a five year cap,” said Rick Simmons, a blue-chip defense attorney with no involvement in the case.From Katrina to the Clink: Ex New Orleans Mayor Heads to Prison|Jason Berry|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So $1,000 invested in any of these hot, blue-chip, name-brand IPOs would have been worth nothing a few years later.
They work for blue-chip corporations, such as Goldman Sachs and Microsoft.
The organization Fix the Debt has enlisted dozens of CEOs of blue-chip companies to push for a deal.Starbucks’ Effort to Solve the Fiscal Cliff Probably Won’t Work|Daniel Gross|December 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Here are some of the blue-chip companies now run by women: Pepsi, Kraft, Yahoo!
The company was a blue-chip mining operation working the beryllium-rich asteroid belt out of San Francisco.The Love of Frank Nineteen|David Carpenter Knight
- a stock considered reliable with respect to both dividend income and capital value
- (as modifier)a blue-chip company
also blue-chip, in reference to the high-value poker counter, from 1904 in the figurative sense of "valuable;" stock exchange sense, in reference to "shares considered a reliable investment," is first recorded 1929; especially of stocks that saw spectacular rises in value in the four years or so before the Wall Street crash of that year.