- blue nose
- A colloquial expression for one who is illiberal in his views as to activities which most persons regard as joys of living, such as dancing, card-playing, drinking alcoholic beverages, attending theatrical performances, etc. blue note. A promissory note given for the initial premium on a life insurance policy. A melancholy air in music.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.