Pronunciation: (blOO'nōz"), [key]
1. a puritanical person; prude.
2. (cap.) Also,Blue' Nose". Canadian.an inhabitant of the Maritime Provinces, esp. of Nova Scotia.
3. Naut. Slang.
a. a sailing vessel of Nova Scotia.
b. a seaman on such a vessel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.