a strait-laced or jealous person.
|(con. c.1840) Huckleberry Finn 199: Henry the Eight [...] He was a blossom. He used to marry a new wife every day, and chop off her head next morning.|
|Bulletin (Sydney) 22 Oct. 8/4: [A]s the Government candidate was sitting peacefully in his office thinking over things, a big, excited man came in with a stick behind him, and asked him if he was the blossom running this show as the friend of the working man?|
|Mop Fair 35: Her ‘boy’ was a bit of a blossom in some matters.|