- a sailing vessel of Nova Scotia.
- a seaman on such a vessel.
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Example sentences from the Web for bluenose
They clustered round Bluenose, and each gaining the best footing possible in the circumstances, seized hold of the rope.The Lifeboat|R.M. Ballantyne
No Yankee or Bluenose officer ever man-handled a good seaman.
At the time of his arrival in “bluenose land” he was little more than four years old.Glimpses of the Past|W. O. Raymond
Your lazy lime-juice shell-backs give Yankee and Bluenose ships a hard name.
All of them returned the following morning except Bradley, the hirsute Bluenose who lost my fish for me on the passage out.The Log of a Sea-Waif|Frank T. Bullen