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bloo

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AdjectiveEdit

bloo

  1. Eye dialect spelling of blue.
    • 1870, Various, Punchinello Vol. 1, No. 21, August 20, 1870[1]:
      Another chap had got my jack-nife, and was amusin' hisself by slashin' holes in my bloo cotton umbreller, which two other Muskeeters had shoved up, and was a settin' under, engaged in tyin' my panterloon legs into hard nots.
    • 1902, Alfred Lewis, Wolfville Nights[2]:
      "'That's whatever!' assents this marshal gent, 'an' you can gamble a bloo stack that hangin' you is a bet we ain't none likely to overlook.
    • 1918, J. Arthur Gibbs, A Cotswold Village[3]:
      The Consarvatives painted thurselves bloo, and the Radicals yaller, an' thay as danced the longest, the Roomans sent to Parlyment to rool the roost.

VerbEdit

bloo

  1. Eye dialect spelling of blew.
    • 1838, William Makepeace Thackeray, Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush[4]:
      I stayed there sicks years; from sicks, that is to say, till my twelth year, during three years of witch I distinguished myself not a little in the musicle way, for I bloo the bellus of the church horgin, and very fine tunes we played too.