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blue·point

or blue point or Blue Point  (blo͞o′point′)
n.
An eastern oyster that has been cultured near Blue Point on Great South Bay, Long Island, New York.
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blue′ point`


n.
a Siamese cat having a light-colored body and darker, bluish gray points.
[1940–45]

blue•point

(ˈbluˌpɔɪnt)

n.
an edible Atlantic oyster, Crassotrea virginica, esp. one from off Blue Point, Long Island.
[1780–90, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blue point - oysters originally from Long Island Sound but now from anywhere along the northeastern seacoast; usually eaten raw
blue point, bluepoint - small edible oyster typically from the southern shore of Long Island
huitre, oyster - edible body of any of numerous oysters
2.blue point - small edible oyster typically from the southern shore of Long Island
oyster - marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters
genus Ostrea, Ostrea - type genus of the family Ostreidae
blue point, bluepoint - oysters originally from Long Island Sound but now from anywhere along the northeastern seacoast; usually eaten raw
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I strained my sight upon the sparks that fell among the tinder, and upon which he breathed and breathed, match in hand, but I could only see his lips, and the blue point of the match; even those, but fitfully.
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Dubai: Godolphin's Blue Point will attempt to pull off a rare Royal Ascot sprint double when he returns to the Berkshire track on Saturday to contest the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the showpiece race on the fifth and final day of the meeting.
Jockey James Doyle (left) after riding Blue Point to victory.
The Bayport-Blue Point Public Library purchased an 8.27-acre property at 186 Middle Road in Blue Point for $3.65 million.
BLUE Point will be aimed at the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock Park in September after the colt was said to have returned from Royal Ascot "a bit jarred up".
Blue Point has partnered with Babson on previous investments including the 2012 acquisition of Smith-Cooper International.
Blue Point Brewing Company, together with seven Long Island breweries and Long Island beverage distributor Clare Rose, Inc.
The New York office of HFF (Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P.) announced that it secured land acquisition financing totaling $18.4 million for The Vineyards at Blue Point, a to-be-developed, 280-unit senior living project in Blue Point (Long Island), New York.
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