any of various bulbous plants of the genus Haemanthus, native to Africa, having clusters of red or white flowers.
(usually of animals) the line of descent; pedigree; strain. Contemporary Examples Lululemon Targets Men; Willie Nelson Fronts John Varvatos Campaign The Fashion Beast Team July 8, 2013 Game of Thrones for Dummies Jace Lacob April 12, 2011 The Chinese Town Descended From Romans? Nina Strochlic December 3, 2014 Historical Examples After the Rain Sam Vaknin […]
the dried blood of animals used as a fertilizer, diet supplement for livestock, or deer repellent.
a small truck with medical equipment for receiving blood donations. noun (US) a motor vehicle equipped for collecting blood from donors
a fee paid to a hired murderer. compensation paid to the next of kin of a slain person. money obtained ruthlessly and at a cost of suffering to others. money paid to an informer in order to cause somebody to be arrested, convicted, or especially executed. Historical Examples Our Mutual Friend Charles Dickens Complete Short […]