bluey

bluey

[bloo-ee]
noun, plural blueys. Australian.
1.
swag2 ( def 2 ).
2.
a legal summons.

Origin:
1795–1805; blue + -y2; (def 1) so called because usually wrapped in a blue blanket; (def 2) so called from its blue binder

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Blue or Bluey (bluː)
 
n
informal (Austral) a nickname for a person with red hair
 
Bluey or Bluey
 
n

bluey (ˈbluːɪ)
 
n
1.  a blanket
2.  a swagman's bundle
3.  hump bluey, hump one's bluey to carry one's bundle; tramp
4.  slang a variant of blue
5.  a cattle dog
6.  a red-headed person
 
[(for senses 1, 2, 4) C19: from blue (on account of their colour) + -y²]

Bluey (ˈbluːɪ)
 
n
a variant of Blue

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