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  • Blue Devils — may refer to:In botany: * Eryngium pinnatifidum , a plant from Western AustraliaIn military history: *The Fighting Blue Devils, nickname of the 88th Infantry Division (United States) of the United States Army in World War I and World War II *Blue …   Wikipedia

  • Blue devils — Blue Blue (bl[=u]), a. [Compar. {Bluer} (bl[=u] [ e]r); superl. {Bluest}.] [OE. bla, blo, blew, blue, livid, black, fr. Icel.bl[=a]r livid; akin to Dan. blaa blue, Sw. bl[*a], D. blauw, OHG. bl[=a]o, G. blau; but influenced in form by F. bleu,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blue devils — n. 1. delirium tremens or its hallucinations 2. a depressed feeling; the blues …   English World dictionary

  • blue devils — 1. n. melancholia; depression. □ Hank is down with the blue devils again. □ How do you get rid of the blue devils? 2. n. the delirium tremens. □ You wouldn’t think that a society dame like that would have the blue devils, would you? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Blue devils — Devil Dev il, n. [AS. de[ o]fol, de[ o]ful; akin to G. ?eufel, Goth. diaba[ u]lus; all fr. L. diabolus the devil, Gr. ? the devil, the slanderer, fr. ? to slander, calumniate, orig., to throw across; ? across + ? to throw, let fall, fall; cf. Skr …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blue devils — noun a state of depression he had a bad case of the blues • Syn: ↑blues, ↑megrims, ↑vapors, ↑vapours • Hypernyms: ↑depression * * * 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue devils — blue′ dev′ils n. pl. 1) pat low spirits 2) pat delirium tremens • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • blue devils — Synonyms and related words: blahs, blue Johnnies, blues, dismals, dods, doldrums, dolefuls, dorts, dumps, frumps, grumps, megrims, mopes, mulligrubs, mumps, pink elephants, pink spiders, pouts, snakes, sulks, sullens, the beezie weezies, the… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blue devils — noun plural Date: 1781 low spirits ; despondency …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blue devils — 1. low spirits; depression. 2. See delirium tremens. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

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