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blue blood

said to flow in the veins of the nobility. [Western Cult.: Brewer Dictionary]
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The electoral reforms would thus only further level up the ground for the blue-blood nobility to keep the reins of the state and the reins of power in its own hands.
You've read about it, you have heard about it, but until now you have never seen it, " reports Blue-Blood Editor George Orr.
When a blue-blood faces the threat of living like thee or me.
They include Will (played by Dwayne Perkins), an African-American comic who has a crisis of conscience over whether to perform a racially insensitive routine and Zack (Viener), a handsome WASP whose humor is based on the fact that his blue-blood parents threw him out when he decided to enter show business.
Even the Queen once remarked that Princess Michael's love of the blue-blood lifestyle made her 'far grander than us'.
Louis arrives in Lebanon to woo the 31-year-old non-Jewish daughter of the blue-blood Talley family.