bluegown

bluegown

(ˈbluːˌɡaʊn)
n
obsolete a bedesman of the king or, in Scotland, a licensed beggar, who traditionally wore a blue gown
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The character "Alice Bluegown" refers to the color, Alice Blue, of which Teddy Roosevelt's daughter was fond; gowns in this color became a fashion craze, and inspired the hit song "Alice Blue Gown," from the Broadway musical Irene (1919).