sapphire adj

OFr < Gk.σάπφειρος, lapis lazuli.

  1. Dusky; deep azure; like a precious stone of beautiful transparent blue with a star-like glimmer; [fig.] starry; star-lit; sparkling; glittering; glimmering; shining with points of light.
  2. Phrase. “Sapphire Fellows”: bluebird; bluejay
  3. Phrase. “Sapphire Farm”: blue heaven filled with stars; [kenning] universe; solar system; galaxy; Milky Way.