Examples from the Web for bluebeard
Her next book, a horror novel based on the Bluebeard legend, promises to do likewise.
The popular idea of him is more intimately associated with that of Bluebeard than of any other hero of fiction or history.Ten Tudor Statesmen|Arthur D. Innes
In this change doubtless the inconsistency and even ignominy of his Bluebeard weddings played a great part.A Short History of England|G. K. Chesterton
And so, not long afterwards, there was a grand wedding, and the widow's younger daughter became Mrs. Bluebeard.My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales|Edric Vredenburg
British Dictionary definitions for bluebeard
Culture definitions for bluebeard
A fairy tale character from the Charles Perrault collection. The character is a monstrous villain who marries seven women in turn and warns them not to look behind a certain door of his castle. Inside the room are the corpses of his former wives. Bluebeard kills six wives for their disobedience before one passes his test.