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Noun: bluenose  'bloo,nowz
Usage: informal
  1. [Cdn, informal] A native or inhabitant of Nova Scotia
    - Nova Scotian, Bluenose [Cdn, informal]
  2. [US, informal] A person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
    - prude, puritan

Derived forms: bluenoses, Bluenoses

Type of: Canadian, disagreeable person, unpleasant person

Encyclopedia: Bluenose