Blue bonnet

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Blue´ bon`net


n.1.A broad, flat Scottish cap of blue woolen, or one wearing such cap; a Scotchman.
2.(Bot.) A plant. Same as Bluebottle.
3.(Zool.) The European blue titmouse (Parus cœruleus); the bluecap.
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Soon after tea the Clan departed, singing "All the blue bonnets are over the border," at the tops of their voices.
I know what was her favourite costume when she was at the age that they make heroines of: it was a pale blue with a pale blue bonnet, the white ribbons of which tied aggravatingly beneath the chin, and when questioned about this garb she never admitted that she looked pretty in it, but she did say, with blushes too, that blue was her colour, and then she might smile, as at some memory, and begin to tell us about a man who - but it ended there with another smile which was longer in departing.
Now Florence's mama hadn't a particle of taste, and Amy suffered deeply at having to wear a red instead of a blue bonnet, unbecoming gowns, and fussy aprons that did not fit.
Dowler concluded, he pointed to a stage which had just driven up, from the open window of which a rather pretty face in a bright blue bonnet was looking among the crowd on the pavement, most probably for the rash man himself.
Isn't it odd," she mused, standing at the window and tapping gently upon the pane, "that for all one can see, that dear old thing in the blue bonnet, crossing the road with her basket on her arm, has never heard that there was such a person?
The blue bonnets turned the field blue with a whitish cast to it.
Breaking from the HQ section Paul leaped aboard a Mark V tank named "Dominion" and rode forward playing Blue Bonnets over the Border, the battalion march, until Peck ordered him to dismount.
The unarmed Mr Millin, who served with 1st Commando Brigade, marched up and down with fellow troops piping the likes of Blue Bonnets Over The Border as the brigade fled over Pegasus Bridge.
She expressed support for Barack Obama and spoke about her Scots ancestors, performing a pair of lovely songs about emigration, The Road To Aberdeen and Where The Blue Bonnets Grow.
They gathered at the Canon Hill Chapel in Canley Crematorium on Friday as a piper played Blue Bonnets Over The Border, an anthem of the King'sOwn Scottish Borderers regiment, inwhich Mr Adams served as a Lance Corporal of the 7th battalion.
Among its introductions for 2008 are Trichostema Blue Bonnets and Dierama Cosmos.
The duke was laid to rest in a grave in the abbey grounds, watched by his wife Jane and four children and the extended family as a piper played The Blue Bonnets.