- a sailing vessel of Nova Scotia.
- a seaman on such a vessel.
Origin of bluenose
Related Words for bluenosedemure, spruce, tidy, correct, uncluttered, Victorian, ceremonial, ceremonious, choosy, cleanly, conventional, dapper, decorous, fastidious, formal, genteel, good, goody-goody, nice, orderly
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Historical Examples of bluenose
Our Bluenose mate now thinks he can get more work from his canvas.
In a flash the Bluenose had him naped, slung, and flying across the rail.
It was just as Bluenose concluded this speech that the young ladies entered the room.
This hovel belonged jointly to old Jeph and Captain Bluenose.
The skipper of the “Butterfly” was a friend of Bluenose, and knew Tommy.