blue bag


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blue bag

(in Britain) n
1. (Law) a fabric bag for a barrister's robes
2. a small bag containing blueing for laundering
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Then Mr Boffin, with his stick at his ear, like a Familiar Spirit explaining the office to him, sat staring at a little bookcase of Law Practice and Law Reports, and at a window, and at an empty blue bag, and at a stick of sealing-wax, and a pen, and a box of wafers, and an apple, and a writing-pad--all very dusty--and at a number of inky smears and blots, and at an imperfectly-disguised gun-case pretending to be something legal, and at an iron box labelled HARMON ESTATE, until Mr Lightwood appeared.
There was a chest of drawers with an escritoire top, for Uriah to read or write at of an evening; there was Uriah's blue bag lying down and vomiting papers; there was a company of Uriah's books commanded by Mr.
A battery of blue bags is loaded with heavy charges of papers and carried off by clerks; the little mad old woman marches off with her documents; the empty court is locked up.
Our exclusive photo shows the 43-year-old posing in front of two lines of the mystery substance, a rolled-up bank note and a blue bag during a late-night booze-up.
Receptacles issued by Teesside boroughs are: * Redcar and Cleveland: Five -bins for domestic waste and green waste, a blue bag for paper, green box for glass and cans, and a clear sack for plastic and cardboard.
WIRRAL residents have taken part in a blue bag recycling scheme.
50, right, Miss Selfridge; Lonsdale blue bag, pounds 15, Top Shop
After forcing staff to hand over the cash and cigarettes, the offender placed them in a blue bag or holdall.
He was seen on Doagh Road shortly before the incident carrying a blue bag containing alcohol.
SEFTON: A blue bag collection scheme was introduced in 1996 and collects 6,500 tonnes of paper a year.
To take part in the Blue Bag collection scheme for paper, please call the council on 0151-666 4900.
The prime suspect is a man in his mid-30s seen near the cemetery at the time with a small blue bag on his back.