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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.
Sex crimes detective Kevin Bacon un- covers a king-size can of worms in a blue-blood town that makes Peyton Place look like a monastery.
It's not dissimilar to the likes of John Gosden warning about the preparation of any of his blue-blooded superstars prior to a big race, or expressing concerns about the trip or ground before they then win in scintillating fashion.
Blue-blooded - Danny Dyer is exploring his family's Royal connections through the ages
And in the blue-blooded corner we have Camilla, the famed "other woman" of the Charles and Di years who is now as much a part of the establishment as the Queen's corgis.
"I don't want to sort of concede that we have to get used to this kind of thing, because I don't think the majority of Americans want to put up with the blue-bloods," she said.
EX-MISS World Rosanna Davison may be used to wearing a crown but the beauty queen has now discovered blue-blooded links direct to the British royal family.
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.
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 Government could introduce legislation to boot the blue-bloods out as early as next March.
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.