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The meaning of "out of the blue"

" Out of the blue "
Meaning:
Suddenly and unexpectedly.
Example:
We were sunbathing and then it just started to hail. It was literally out of the blue.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 19th century (as 'a bolt from the blue').
Where is it used?:
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