Examples from the Web for bluebottle
I put the bluebottle's eggs to hatch on a piece of meat and leave the worms to do their work as they please.
Irish Manservant (who has been requested by a guest to procure him a bluebottle for fishing purposes—returning from his quest).Mr. Punch's Irish Humour|Charles Keene, Various
The office was very still, except for two bluebottle flies butting against the ceiling and buzzing up and down the window-panes.Life at High Tide|Various
I next place in the cage a bluebottle, one only, to avoid confusion.
Now the driver of the Van Wyk vehicle is about as unlike Swartboy as a bear to a bluebottle.The Young Yagers|Mayne Reid