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Big Blue

noun phrase

ibm, International Business Machines Corporation

[1980s+; fr the color of the company's logo]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • A white cheek pressed the pillow, and two big blue eyes looked up imploringly at Hester.

    A Girl of the People L. T. Meade
  • John was filling his pipe from a big blue jar on his desk and nodded.

  • Fourteen miles from the big blue, one of its tributaries, exceedingly difficult to cross with large wagons and teams, is met with.

  • Terry stared at her with her big blue eyes, and then burst out laughing.

    Terry Rosa Mulholland
  • She wore a plain little white dress and a big blue hair ribbon and seemed so kind and pleasant to the little stranger.

    Mary Jane--Her Visit Clara Ingram Judson
big blue in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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