blue wall


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Noun1.blue wall - the secrecy of police officers who lie or look the other way to protect other police officers; "the blue wall cracked when some officers refused to take part in the cover-up"
cover-up - concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public
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He was lowered into the crevice, he descended deeper and deeper between the clear blue walls of solid ice, he approached a bend in the crack and disappeared under it.
She opted for a blind instead of curtains to give a simple, unfussy look, and the two existing coffee tables were given a coat of white paint to freshen them up before rough tramlines were painted along the edge in blue to match the new cool blue wall colour.
FEELS GOOD: Textures; KEEPING ABREAST: Pale blue suede emulsion; ORE INSPIRING: Metallic blue wall against white and, below, face to face with the Crown colour range
Now the view is dominated by the huge blue wall just 30ft from their back doors.
Instead, they are hiding behind the traditional blue wall again, a strategy that has not served them will in recent years.
The blue wall was very well organized, and I give them credit for that.
Jem Karacan's low cross was met forcibly by Bolton skipper Darren Pratley whose shot was blocked by a blue wall.
Many politicians, pollsters, and pundits took for granted that voters in Upper Midwest Blue Wall states would choose Democratic candidates again, including Hillary Clinton.
But a victory will not be easily attained, especially as Iceland's Blue Wall resembles something out of the Game of Thrones.
Some 30,000 of their fellow countrymen and women are in France to cheer their heroes and at every match a blue wall roars them on.
What might prove to be the most important factor causing panic among police officers is that smart phone cameras are not only exposing the killing of unarmed people of color; they are a powerful instrument in piercing the so-called blue wall of silence, the unwritten code among cops to not report a colleagues misconduct.
Some of the most interesting arrays of display were the ancient Qur'an pages in various scripts like the Rayhani script, the illuminated Qur'an, dark blue wall tiles with the names of the four caliphs engraved on them, portraits of kings and queens, a vast collection of intricately woven carpets, silk, stunning pieces of jewellery with such detailed craftsmanship, rare and priceless gems.