bluenosed


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blue·nose

 (blo͞o′nōz′)
n.
1. A puritanical person: "Bluenoses demand restraint against the porn and violence that are the staple of popular culture" (Charles Krauthammer).
2. often Bluenose Canadian A native or inhabitant of Nova Scotia.

blue′nosed′ adj.
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bluenosed

adjective
Marked by excessive concern for propriety and good form:
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