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A name for: an Oxford University sports team, often wearing distinctive jerseys, etc., of this colour (usually with the). Also (chiefly in plural): a member of an Oxford University sports team.
Of or designating an Oxford University sports team.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Bell's Life in Sydney. From dark + blue, with reference to the shade of blue adopted by Oxford University as its colour.
Dark Blue/ˌdɑːk ˈbluː/
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