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blae

 (blā)
adj. Scots
Blue.

[Middle English bla, dark blue, from Old Norse blār.]
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blae

(ble; bleɪ)
adj
Scot bluish-grey; slate-coloured
[from Old Norse blár]
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blae

(bleɪ, bli)

adj. Chiefly Scot.
bluish black; blue-gray.
[1150–1200; Middle English (north) bla < Old Norse blā blackish blue; see blue]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.blae - of bluish-black or grey-blueblae - of bluish-black or grey-blue  
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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