half-blue

half-blue

n
(Education) (at Oxford and Cambridge universities) a sportsman who substitutes for a full blue or who represents the university in a minor sport. Compare blue4
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The half-red half-blue Orient, in Speke, will stay shut until October 29, during which time pub bosses will introduce new CCTV and drugs policies.
1 miles in a kilt, a long red wig and with his face painted half-blue, had met his running partner - Durham County Council worker Annie Shepard - just hours before the race began.
Livebait anglers need only to soak a threadfin, pass crab, pinfish, or shad, either corked or freelined, and cutbait enthusiasts almost always love a half-blue crab or shad (menhaden is the true name).
After wartime service as a Royal Artillery lieutenant, Norman completed his degree, gaining a blue for hockey and a half-blue for cricket.
The suspect was described as a possibly Latino male in his early 20s, wearing a shirt that was half-blue and half-red, jeans, and a blue and red baseball-type cap.
It must have been difficult for some of the musicians, who had no choice but to endurethe transformation of their healthy warm hands into half-white, half-blue limbs which could register almost no feeling.
Enthusiastic and likeable, with a passion for speed anti machinery he studied mechanical engineering at Cambridge, where he won a half-blue for bicycle-racing and bought himself a 3.
But she and a colleague once dressed up part of the New York store with blinking lights and half-yellow, half-blue walls.
They grew up happily in the peaceful countryside with their brother, Erskine, a Cambridge tennis half-blue who brought many of his college chums home to test the sisters' prowess on the court against male opposition.
Holly was a Cambridge rowing blue, Sasha was a Cambridge cricket half-blue, Alison is in the Scottish aerobic team and Jo is a physical training instructor in the Army.
The frisky, cheeky and loveable Xolo who, throughout the morning, would do his best to steal the show made friends with the locals as the Little Girl Giant's little helpers added a nice finishing touch to her green dress - draping a half-blue and half-red scarf around her neck.
Sat through every minute, wearing his trademark half-red, half-blue satin suit with a Clippers logo on the back, leading the cheers from his season seat in section 107.