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  • proper n. A male given name.


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A rather rare spelling variant of Blaise, from Latin Blasius.


  • I would absolutely combust with delight if a boutique opened up next door called "Blase," a lounge called "Langour," a luggage shop or a hostile calle "World-weary."

    luvabeans Diary Entry

  • What 1 said was, "'Blase' for her," and pointed to the table where my mother was sitting.

    Borrowed Finery, A Memoir

  • Die Landlosenbewegung Arbeitnehmer und die "Blase" der Vereinigten Staaten


  • With the efforts of webmasters, device makers and programmers, the net is slowly becoming more Blase', and less Avante-Garde'.

    Gil Laroya: Social Media -- No Longer Avant Garde?

  • If we're going to be honest with the victims and say we put them first, then we're not going to put priest-offenders first and that means we are going to take them out of ministry, said Bishop Blase Cupich, of Spokane, who serves as chairman of the bishops' child protection committee.

    Catholic bishops keep abuse prevention policy

  • Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., who chairs a church committee dedicated to protecting children from sexual abuse, said the church's current policy is working.

    U.S. Bishops debating, updating sex abuse rules

  • "Even though everybody ganged up on him, he stood his ground," said DeeDee Garcia Blase, president of Somos Republicans, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based political action committee.

    Immigration Policies Test Texas Governor

  • "Romney committed political suicide when he received Kobach's endorsement," said DeeDee Garcia Blase, founder of Somos Republicans, a grassroots Latino Republican group.

    Romney Faces Heat on Immigration

  • Neither requires substantial revisions at this time, said Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., chairman of the bishops' Committee on the Protection of Children and Young People.

    Catholic bishops to take second look at abuse reforms

  • Last month DeeDee Garcia Blase stood down as president of one of the most prominent rightwing Hispanic groups, Somos Republicans, in protest at what she sees as the increasingly anti-Latino mood of the party.

    Hispanic activists urge GOP to follow Gingrich's lead on immigration


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