Blue spar


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Blue spar (Min) azure spar; lazulite. See Lazulite.
    • Blue spar etc. See under Blue Cube, etc.
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In literature:

In a word, at the "Blue Boar" he sparred.
"The White Feather" by P. G. Wodehouse
The fluor-spar taken from this mine is of a rich blue color, and is wrought into vases and cups, which were extremely beautiful.
"Letters of a Traveller" by William Cullen Bryant
We must force him into blue water, though our upper spars crack in the struggle!
"The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas" by James Fenimore Cooper
I had forgotten the name of the blue spar.
"The Black Tor" by George Manville Fenn
It always made me think of the deep blue sea, of old tars, and tall-sparred, white-sailed brigs.
"Tales of Fishes" by Zane Grey
Attention is here drawn to a magnificent vase of the Blue John spar, which is said to be the largest in existence.
"With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 3" by Various
The dark violet fluor-spar of Derbyshire, known locally as "Blue John," is prized for ornamental purposes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various

In news:

Somers Point middleweight Patrick Majewski (in blue shirt) spars with Somers Point super-middleweight Isiah Seldon at the Atlantic CIty PAL.