Meaning of bluenose

blue•nose

Pronunciation: (bl'nōz"), [key]
  1. a puritanical person; prude.
  2. (cap.) an inhabitant of the Maritime Provinces, esp. of Nova Scotia.
    1. a sailing vessel of Nova Scotia.
    2. a seaman on such a vessel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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