destruction of life, as in war or murder; slaughter.
the shedding of blood by injury, wound, etc.
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(of the eyes) red because of dilated blood vessels. Contemporary Examples Laws Gone Wild: As Teen Sweethearts Go to Prison for Sex, Mothers Rebel Abigail Pesta January 24, 2012 Historical Examples The Rich Little Poor Boy Eleanor Gates The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance Castle Richmond Anthony Trollope The Scapegoat Hall Caine The Mesmerist’s Victim […]
See under spavin (def 1). a disease of the hock joint of horses in which enlargement occurs because of collected fluids (bog spavin) bony growth (bone spavin) or distention of the veins (blood spavin) an excrescence or enlargement so formed. noun (vet science) enlargement of the hock of a horse by a bony growth (bony […]
any sport involving killing or the shedding of blood, as bullfighting, cockfighting, or hunting. noun any sport involving the killing of an animal, esp hunting
a spot or stain made by blood. Historical Examples The Gray Phantom’s Return Herman Landon The Valley of Fear Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Saracen: Land of the Infidel Robert Shea Heart of Man George Edward Woodberry The Flying Stingaree Harold Leland Goodwin Captain Fracasse Theophile Gautier Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad with […]