blue riband


Definition of blue riband


  1. :  a decorative piece of blue cloth that is given to the winner in a contest or competition <Our pumpkin won the blue riband at the fair this year.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of the color whose hue is that of the clear sky :  of the color blue (see 2blue 1)

    :  bluish

    :  discolored by or as if by bruising

  1. :  a color whose hue is that of the clear sky or that of the portion of the color spectrum lying between green and violet

    :  a pigment or dye that colors blue

    :  bluing

  1. :  to make blue (see 1blue)

    :  to turn blue

  1. :  a ribbon used especially as a decoration

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the art of making engravings on wood

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