Definitions

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  • adj. Used other than as an idiom: see true,‎ blue.
  • adj. Steadfastly loyal or faithful, unwavering in loyalty.
  • adj. Authentic, undoubtedly true; honest.

Etymologies

Refers to a symbolism of colour, dating to mediaeval times, in which blue represents loyalty, constancy, faithfulness and truth. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He’d spent the early morning hours trying to convince himself that Elise Laird was as true blue as a nun, had never told a lie in her life, had never even fudged the truth.

    Ricochet

  • This is the true blue blood; and the bluest of all is “Kohláni al-Ajúz” (of the old woman) a name thus accounted for.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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