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  • n. Plural form of blue law.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a name first used in the eighteenth century to describe certain supposititious laws of extreme rigor reported to have been enacted in New Haven; hence, any puritanical laws.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A supposititious code of severe laws for the regulation of religious and personal conduct in the colonies of Connecticut and New Haven; hence, any rigid Sunday laws or religious regulations.


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