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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.
Her Maj is suffering from a burst bloodvessel in her right eye - a condition that can strike even the highest-ranking blue-blood in the land.
When a blue-blood faces the threat of living like thee or me.
It's not often we feature royalty on 3am but the sight of bladdered blue-blood Prince Harry is too good to pass up - unlike his dinner, we fear.