from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sweetened and flavored drink made of Scotch whisky and water mixed, after being set on fire, by pouring back and forth between two mugs.


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  • Sure, the crowd has its share of blue-blazer clad bankers and investors, reading the free weekend Wall Street Journal and Financial Times, checking their Blackberries every 2 minutes as a nervous tick.

    Ellen Sledge: Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder's Weekend: A First-Hand Account

  • White-collar workers, male and female, wear a blue-blazer uniform every day, as does Zhang.

    Mr. Zhang Builds His Dream Town

  • I'm more of a very conservative, blue-blazer kind of guy.

    ESPN's Dick Vitale

  • Bart Scott noted, stylish pocket squares, a male model touch that prompted one Web site to label Brady a style icon "because he dares to mix traditional American blue-blazer looks with European minimalism."

    NYT > Home Page

  • Compared with the head-bashing mayhem in your arenas, the Raider Nation is about as rowdy as the blue-blazer crowd at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • The organization is still a bunch of blue-blazer snobs who don't understand the way the game is played by 99 percent of the public.

    The Sand Trap


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