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1A grey colour tinged with blue.
2A variety of beef cattle of a blue roan colour, usually produced by crossing a white shorthorn bull with a black Galloway cow, and popular in northern Britain.
Of a bluish-grey colour.
Late 15th century. From blue + grey.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.