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  • noun Plural form of blue-blood.

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Examples

  • Yet younger couturiers haven't forgotten elder blue-bloods and heiresses.

    Couture Awakens to Dreamy Looks

  • Revenge Wednesdays at 10/9c is merely negligible, a soapy melodrama starring Emily VanCamp as a Hamptons gate crasher plotting the doom of the high-society blue-bloods who destroyed her father years ago.

    Critic's TCA Notebook: That's a Wrap

  • He has ever since he found out his daughter liked bad boys from Bruner, not blue-bloods from the Twin Cities.

    Heaven’s Fury

  • The fund was believed to have about $20 million in assets and, while small by hedge-fund standards, the case is roiling Atlanta's blue-bloods.

    Atlanta Hedge-Fund Chief Is Sued in an Alleged Fraud

  • According to the Berlin historian Wolfgang Wippermann, a select group of Prussia's blue-bloods first met at the invitation of Princess Charlotte, the older sister of Kaiser Wilhelm II, at Jagdschloss Grunewald, a hunting lodge in the woods of western Berlin, in 1891.

    Sex parties, bloody duels and blackmail: life at court of last German emperor

  • "I don't think the majority of Americans want to put up with the blue-bloods -- and I want to say it will all due respect because I love the Bushes -- the blue bloods who want to pick and choose their winners instead of allowing competition," said the former Alaska Governor.

    Palin Slams Michelle Obama Again, This Time For Anti-Obesity Campaign

  • The fund was believed to have about $20 million in assets and, while small by hedge-fund standards, the case is roiling Atlanta's blue-bloods.

    Atlanta Hedge-Fund Chief Is Sued in an Alleged Fraud

  • "I don't want to concede that we have to get used to this kind of thing, because I don't think the majority of Americans want to put up with the blue-bloods -- and I want to say it will all due respect because I love the Bushes -- the blue-bloods who want to pick and choose their winners instead of allowing competition," Palin said.

    Palin fires back at 'blue-blood' Barbara Bush

  • The fund was believed to have about $20 million in assets and, while small by hedge-fund standards, the case is roiling Atlanta's blue-bloods.

    Atlanta Hedge-Fund Chief Is Sued in an Alleged Fraud

  • Some blue-bloods are sniffing that Ms. Middleton ' s name is not among the 10,000 or so eligible young women William could have found in Bur ke ' s Peerage, the definitive guide to aristocratic families.

    You, Too, Can Join Royal Ranks

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