Blue blood

Blue blood

(bl"bld`), n. 1. a member of the nobility or aristocracy, or a person of high social status.
[1913 Webster]

2. the quality of status that qualifies one as a blue blood; -- used metaphorically, as "They have blue blood in their veins.".
-- Blue"-blood`ed, adj.
[PJC]

 

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