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Meaning of blue jeans

blue' jeans"

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  1. close-fitting trousers made of blue denim or denimlike fabric, having pockets and seams often reinforced with rivets, and worn originally as work pants but now also as casual attire by persons of all ages. Cf. jean (def. 2),
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.