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noun (used with a plural verb)
  1. bluet(def 1).
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Origin of Quaker-ladies

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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Historical Examples of quaker-ladies

  • No; it was quaker-ladies, and they were blue as Sallys eyes.

    Peggy Owen at Yorktown

    Lucy Foster Madison