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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Look Blue (To).
 
To show signs of disappointment, disgust, or displeasure.   1
        “Squire Brown looked rather blue at having to pay £2 10s. for the posting expenses from Oxford.”—Hughes: Tom Brown at Oxford.
 


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