- a sailing vessel of Nova Scotia.
- a seaman on such a vessel.
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Example sentences from the Web for bluenose
He came from Nova Scotia, too, and called himself a typical Bluenose.Dorothy's Travels|Evelyn Raymond
She was making westing, and the Olympian Bluenose aft was driving his wind-harried steed up into fairer and warmer latitudes.
Not like aour old Bluenose packets, whittled out of the bush above tide-water, eh?
Donald smiled to himself at the thought of the hard-case Bluenose mate having a penchant for chocolate “fudge.”
Your lazy lime-juice shell-backs give Yankee and Bluenose ships a hard name.