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Definitions of blood

  1. the descendants of one individual; " his entire lineage has been warriors"
  2. smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
  3. the shedding of blood resulting in murder; " he avenged the blood of his kinsmen"
  4. temperament or disposition; " a person of hot blood"
  5. the fluid ( red in vertebrates) that is pumped by the heart; " blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries waste products away"; " the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
  6. people viewed as members of a group; " we need more young blood in this organization"
  7. a dissolute man in fashionable society
  8. The fluid which circulates in the principal vascular system of animals, carrying nourishment to all parts of the body, and bringing away waste products to be excreted. See under Arterial.
  9. Relationship by descent from a common ancestor; consanguinity; kinship.
  10. Descent; lineage; especially, honorable birth; the highest royal lineage.
  11. Descent from parents of recognized breed; excellence or purity of breed.
  12. The fleshy nature of man.
  13. The shedding of blood; the taking of life, murder; manslaughter; destruction.
  14. A bloodthirsty or murderous disposition.
  15. A man of fire or spirit; a fiery spark; a gay, showy man; a rake.
  16. The juice of anything, especially if red.
  17. To bleed.
  18. To stain, smear or wet, with blood.
  19. To give ( hounds or soldiers) a first taste or sight of blood, as in hunting or war.
  20. To heat the blood of; to exasperate.
  21. Temper of mind; disposition; state of the passions; - as if the blood were the seat of emotions.
  22. The red fluid which circulates in the heart, arteries, and veins of an animal; sometimes, the juice of anything, especially if red; kinship; relationship; descent; lineage; as, a prince of royal blood; a man of fire and spirit; a rake; as, a young blood; temper; as, a murder in cold blood; slaughter or murder.
  23. Sanguis, cruor; the red fluid circulating in the arteries, capillaries, and veins; it carries oxygen and reconstructive material to the tissues and removes from them carbon dioxide and other waste products. The arterial blood is that which has been depurated in the lungs, is of a bright red color, and is found in the pulmonary veins, left side of the heart, and the arteries; the venous blood is that charged with waste material, it is of a dark red color, and circulates in the veins, right side of the heart, and pulmonary artery. The blood is a fluid, plasma, in which are numerous cells, the erythrocyes and leucocytes, the platelets, and the hemoconia.
  24. Fluid coursing through veins, arteries, etc.
  25. The red fluid in the arteries and veins of men and animals: kindred, descent: temperament: bloodshed or murder: the juice of anything, esp. if red. - IN NOT OR COLD BLOOD, under, or free from, excitement or sudden passion. - HALF- BLOOD relationship through one parent only.
  26. The fluid in the veins; consanguinity; bloodshed; passion.
  27. The fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, and veins.
  28. Kinship by descent; lineage; nobility.
  29. Passion; bloodshed.
  30. Like blood; of good breed. Whole blood, connexion through both parents. Half blood, connexion through one parent only. Flesh and blood, man, especially as he is.
  31. The vital fluid which circulates through the arteries and veins of animals; offspring; connexion by descent; honourable or high birth; the royal family; slaughter; murder; carnal part opposed to spiritual; temper; passion; a man of a fiery spirit; a rake, or dissipated character; being of pure descent; the juice of anything, especially if red.
  32. To bleed by opening a vein, to stain with blood; to inure to blood, as a hound; to exasperate.
  33. The fluid which circulates through the veins and arteries of animals, essential to life; kindred; honourable birth or extraction.
  34. To stain with blood; to give a taste of blood, or to provoke the desire for it; to heat or exasperate.
  35. The fluid circulating in the vascular system of animals, distributing food material and oxygen and collecting waste products.
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Quotes of blood

  1. A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure. – Arthur Baer
  2. We are a conquering race. We must obey our blood and occupy new markets and if necessary new lands. – Albert J. Beveridge
  3. The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree. – Thomas Campbell
  4. With all of the holiday cheer in the air, it's easy to overlook the ingredients in the foods. Ingredients such as salt, sugar, and fat- all of which leads to diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, strokes, heart disease, and cancer. – Lee Haney
  5. Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution. No refuge could save the hireling and slave from the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave. – Francis Scott Key
  6. England and Greece are friends. English blood was shed on Greek soil in the war against fascism, and Greeks gave their lives to protect English pilots. – Melina Mercouri
  7. We make a contract within ourselves as actors or directors or writers about how much of ourselves we let into projects. You can actually figure out before you work on something how much blood you will have to let emotionally. – Ajay Naidu
  8. I do think the story in Halloween 5 is a bit stupid, and there's a lot more blood They're obviously going to take the Halloween series in a different direction. – Donald Pleasence
  9. Today a new faith is stirring: the myth of blood the faith that along with blood we are defending the divine nature of man as a whole. – Alfred Rosenberg
  10. A press card does not provide you with an invisible shield. You're flesh and blood – Jessica Savitch
  11. How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It's simple. I drink the blood of young runaways. – William Shatner
  12. The rivers of America will run with blood filled to their banks before we will submit to them taking the Bible out of our schools. – Billy Sunday
  13. I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood – Rip Torn
  14. War has been good to me from a financial standpoint but I don't want to make money that way. I don't want blood money. – Ted Turner
  15. If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony. – Xun Zi

Usage examples for blood

  1. It is their blood the blood of Gavronsky. – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  2. I have heard you say that blood will tell. – Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield
  3. His hands from blood – The Gamester (1753) by Edward Moore Commentator: Charles H. Peake Phillip R. Wikelund
  4. But her blood was up. – Life's Minor Collisions by Frances Warner Gertrude Warner
  5. Not I- not I- by my mother's blood which lives in me- not I! – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  6. Phil's blood was up. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  7. I mean that Keith ain't goin' to get that good red blood he's needin' sittin' 'round the house here. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  8. " He put his hand to his head and looked at the blood then he shook his head and laughed a strange laugh. – Tales from the Veld by Ernest Glanville
  9. Her blood be on his head! – Porzia by Cale Young Rice
  10. The change was in the blood of those who saw and heard him, too. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  11. " That is impossible," said some one, " you are the last woman of the true blood – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  12. Yes, she had folks, even if she was the last of her blood – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  13. " Not seriously, I think, yet I have lost some blood and am in great pain. – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  14. First blood for us! – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  15. Ay, they drew blood – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  16. They felt no blood but something more terrible! – The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me by William Allen White
  17. " It's blood he whispered. – The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker
  18. And then- he saw something else, and the sight sent all the blood back to his heart. – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  19. Then I'm out for blood – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
  20. It seems to be in the blood – The Green Carnation by Robert Smythe Hichens

Rhymes for blood