Bluenoser
Bluenoser Blue"nos`er); a Nova Scotian potato, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] blue-pencil lue-pencil v. t. to change, delete, or abridge (a portion of a text) with a blue pencil (or as if with a blue pencil), as in the editing process; -- of books, etc. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • blue-pencil — Bluenoser Blue nos er); a Nova Scotian potato, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] blue pencil lue pencil v. t. to change, delete, or abridge (a portion of a text) with a blue pencil (or as if with a blue pencil), as in the editing process; of books, etc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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