disposed to violence or bloodshed; bloodthirsty; sanguinary:
Chiefly British. unreasonably stubborn or cantankerous.
Thy Hand, Great Anarch! Hussein Ibish August 13, 2013
The Red Rover James Fenimore Cooper
Hopalong Cassidy Clarence E. Mulford
The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith
A Residence in France J. Fenimore Cooper
The Fortunes of Nigel Sir Walter Scott
The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass
Tales Of The Trains Charles James Lever
Upstarts L. J. Stecher
(Brit, informal) deliberately obstructive and unhelpful
bloodnoun. a bullfrog, especially Rana catesbeiana.
a bloodstained shirt used to incite a mob to vengeance. any symbol used for this purpose.
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