from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Loyal or faithful; staunch.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of true blue.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. genuine and thorough; not modified, nor mixed; not spurious; specifically, of uncompromising Presbyterianism, blue being the color adopted by the Covenanters.
- adj. Of inflexible honesty and fidelity; -- a term derived from the true, or Coventry, blue, formerly celebrated for its unchanging color. See True blue, under blue.
- n. A person of inflexible integrity or fidelity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See true blue, under blue.
- n. A person faithful to the principles or characteristics of a body or class.
- n. Especially— A Scotch Covenanter.
- n. A British sailor; a man-of-war's-man.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by unswerving loyalty
From the adoption of the color blue by 17th-century Scottish Presbyterians in opposition to the Royalists' red.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)