bluenose seized the end of the rope, and awaited the result in breathless suspense.
Our bluenose mate now thinks he can get more work from his canvas.
It was not uncommon for a bluenose crew to make everything themselves, especially in the smaller kinds of vessels.
This hovel belonged jointly to old Jeph and Captain bluenose.
In a flash the bluenose had him naped, slung, and flying across the rail.
It was just as bluenose concluded this speech that the young ladies entered the room.
Similarity of tastes and desires drew other members of our tale together, besides Coleman and bluenose.
The skipper of the “Butterfly” was a friend of bluenose, and knew Tommy.
Donald smiled to himself at the thought of the hard-case bluenose mate having a penchant for chocolate “fudge.”
Not that I should like to see you marry a bluenose—Lord forbid!
A prude; prig; self-appointed moral arbiter: The moral bluenoses were sniffing around (1920s+)
A native of Nova Scotia, esp a Maritimes fisherman
[1830s+; fr the color of a very cold nose]