blue lawblue law
- any of the strict puritanical laws prevalent in colonial New England
- a law prohibiting entertainment, business, etc. on Sunday
Origin of blue lawsaid to be so named because origin, originally printed on blue paper
- A law designed to prohibit or limit the transaction of commercial business or the holding of recreational activities on Sundays.
- One of a body of laws in colonial New England designed to enforce certain moral standards and particularly to prohibit specified forms of entertainment or recreation on Sundays.