What does bluecoat mean?

bluecoat meaning in General Dictionary

One dressed in blue as a soldier a sailor a beadle etc

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  • an individual dressed all in blue (as a soldier or sailor)
  • One wearing blue, as a soldier, a sailor, a beadle, etc.

bluecoat meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) One dressed in blue, as a soldier, a sailor, a beadle, etc.


Sentence Examples with the word bluecoat

The principal schools are St Peter's cathedral grammar-school (originally endowed in 1557), Archbishop Holgate's grammar-school, the York and diocesan grammar-school, and the bluecoat school for boys (founded in 5705), with the associated greycoat school for girls.

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