old glory blue

noun

Definition of old glory blue

: a moderate purplish blue that is redder and stronger than marine blue, duller than average cornflower, and redder and darker than gentian blue

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History and Etymology for old glory blue

from Old Glory, nickname for the flag of the U.S.

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“Old glory blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old%20glory%20blue. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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