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Definition of blae

chiefly Scotland
: dark blue or bluish gray

First Known Use of blae

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blae

Middle English bla, blo, from Old Norse blār; akin to Old High German blāo blue — more at blue

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“Blae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blae. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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