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blue devil

noun, Slang.

blue devils

plural noun
1.
low spirits; depression.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
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British Dictionary definitions for blue devil

blue devils

plural noun
1.
a fit of depression or melancholy
2.
an attack of delirium tremens
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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blue devil in Medicine

blue devil n.

  1. A blue capsule or tablet containing barbiturate amobarbital or its sodium derivative.

  2. A feeling of depression; despondency.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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Slang definitions & phrases for blue devil

blue devils

noun
  1. Low spirits; depression: blue devils after giving birth
  2. Delirium tremens

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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