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Blue Bull, noun phrase

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Probably translation of Afrikaans Blou Bul, the word blou (blue) alluding to the team’s blue jerseys, and bul (bull) alluding to the physical strength of the players.
colloquial
Usually in the plural : The Northern Transvaal provincial rugby team. singular A member of this team. Also attributive.
1982 Sunday Times 5 Sept. 1His relentless Blue Bulls machine beat Western Province 27–22 in yesterdays ‘shadow final’ for the Currie Cup..in Pretoria.
1991 I. Gault in Sunday Times 22 Sept. 34The booing of the Blue Bulls turned to cheers for the same side when it was obvious which team were going to take the honours.
The Northern Transvaal provincial rugby team. singular A member of this team. Also attributive.

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