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blue blood

said to flow in the veins of the nobility. [Western Cult.: Brewer Dictionary]
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Mr Kenwright said: "Michael has been a class act and what he has done this season epitomises Blueblood.
The best view of the 'Super Blueblood' moon can be had from western North America across the Pacific Ocean to East Asia.
The DPJ, led by political blueblood and US-trained engineer Yukio Hatoyama, has promised reforms, including strengthening social welfare and reducing the influence of the powerful state bureaucracy.
In the days of Calvin Coolidge, the GOP combined moderate social views and blueblood lineage to dominate state politics and seats in Congress.
A real blueblood, she is a sister to the brilliant Fantastic Light so it was disappointing that she showed so little on her first two starts.
"I target the blueblood end of the business," Burke explains.
His roommate, Trey, is the blueblood son of a congressman, and Vince is delighted to be matched up with someone so respectable--until he learns that Trey is a kleptomaniac.
Although it still calls itself the world's oldest blueblood publisher, it is difficult to imagine any longer the aristocracy taking the former bible of upper-classness too seriously.
The American-bred colt is hardly typical of a Godolphin equine blueblood, having passed through the sales ring for just 15,500 as a yearling before being bought by the Dubai team at the start of this year.
Proud papa Stephen Crisman and sister Langley, 14, also took in the fashions, as did the requisite quota of European blueblood progeny.
The Lindsay that emerges here is not a likeable character; he is a patrician, Yale-educated blueblood, longing to do right by the city's underprivileged, but totally uneducated about how to conduct New York City politics and oblivious to the concerns of the city's middle and working classes.
Within the gaming world, the company's pedigree is blueblood: It was founded in April 2001 by Scott Orr, a 20-year gaming veteran who spent 10 years at Electronic Arts (EA), where he developed hits such as John Madden Football and NHL Hockey.