1. blue ribbon jury a jury whose members are selected for special knowledge for a case involving complicated issues
  2. blue ribbon an honor or award gained for excellence
  3. blue-ribbon selected or chosen for special qualifications
  4. bell ringer a person who rings church bells
  5. harbinger something indicating the approach of something or someone
  6. blue runner fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil
  7. blue ribbon committee an independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue
  8. blueprint something intended as a guide for making something else
  9. perjury criminal offense of making false statements under oath
  10. bilirubin an orange-yellow pigment in the bile that forms as a product of hemoglobin; excess amounts in the blood produce the yellow appearance observed in jaundice
  11. blueberry any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
  12. bluebonnet low-growing annual herb of southwestern United States (Texas) having silky foliage and blue flowers; a leading cause of livestock poisoning in the southwestern United States
  13. legal injury any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
  14. blue ribbon commission an independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue
  15. pleuropneumonia pleurisy and pneumonia
  16. polar bear white bear of Arctic regions
  17. player piano a mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys
  18. blurriness the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines
  19. bunji-bunji Australian timber tree whose bark yields a poison
  20. ribbon tree deciduous New Zealand tree whose inner bark yields a strong fiber that resembles flax and is called New Zealand cotton