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blue blood

said to flow in the veins of the nobility. [Western Cult.: Brewer Dictionary]
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Rosanna told RTE's Who Do You Think Your Are: "That's where we get into blue-blooded territory.
As gamely played by Sienna Miller, Sedgwick is a girl who dressed up as Holly Golightly on career day, a blue-blooded, innocent (
Murano's glassmakers got rich, and although they were commoners, they were granted the right to wear swords and their daughters were allowed to marry into Venice's blue-blooded families.
Zuckoff brings this undercurrent of class conflict front and center by interweaving Ponzi's tale with that of his blue-blooded nemesis, Boston Post editor Richard Grozier.
BLUE-blooded broker Cazenove, which operates an office in Chester, took one of the biggest steps in its 181-year history yesterday by unveiling a joint venture with US giant JP Morgan.
The recent BBC miniseries Cambridge Spies tells the kind of story you'd never believe if it weren't true: Four blue-blooded and well-connected graduates of Cambridge, led by their hatred of Hitler and their idealism about communism, become spies for the USSR in the 1930s.
BLUE-BLOODED fans are nailing their colours to the mast.
Among its blue-blooded customers are a number of British Royals and a sultan based in the Middle East.
Family researcher Rhodes traces blue-blooded aristocrats for Debretts Peerage and says he has found the link between the King and the future King.