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EtymologyEdit

blue +‎ beard

Proper nounEdit

Bluebeard

  1. A famous fairy tale written by Charles Perrault in 1697 about a violent nobleman who has the habit of murdering his wives and the attempts of his current wife to avoid the same fate.
  2. The nobleman who is the title character of the story.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

Bluebeard (plural Bluebeards)

  1. A man who marries and then murders one wife after another.

ReferencesEdit

Webster's Collegiate Dictionary of the English Language, International Encyclopedic Edition, 2002.