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Either of the two blue-coloured lines running across the ice between the centre line and the goal lines.
- ‘Defensemen remained as a staunch back line on the blue line, retreating at the mere sniff of a turnover in possession.’
- ‘I figured he was just going to chip the puck out over the blue line.’
- ‘Late in double-overtime I let go of a shot from outside the blue line.’
- ‘They'll shoot from the blue line and sweep in pucks around the crease.’
- ‘He glides from his bench before the game, superstitiously stepping over the center red line, then the blue line.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.