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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See blue.

NounEdit

blewe (countable and uncountable, plural blewes)

  1. Obsolete form of blue.

AdjectiveEdit

blewe (comparative more blewe, superlative most blewe)

  1. Obsolete form of blue.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman blew; from Proto-Germanic *blēwaz. See also blo.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

blewe

  1. blue, azure
  2. blue-violet
  3. blue-grey; the colour of bruises
  4. blue-black

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

NounEdit

blewe

  1. blue
  2. blue textiles
  3. (rare) blue pigment

DescendantsEdit

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See alsoEdit

Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red ; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre ; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry ; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket ; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet ; inde              rose, murrey ; purpel              claret