a bloodstained shirt used to incite a mob to vengeance.
any symbol used for this purpose.
bloody well Contemporary Examples Remembering Liam Clancy Daniel Menaker December 9, 2009 The Real James Bond: Ian Fleming’s Commandos Reviewed Michael Korda November 18, 2011 Historical Examples Combed Out Fritz August Voigt Unwise Child Gordon Randall Garrett The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists Robert Tressell Desire No More Algirdas Jonas Budrys What the “Boys” Did Over There […]
bloody sweat Historical Examples Prisoner for Blasphemy G. W. [George William] Foote William Shakespeare John Masefield The Harbor Ernest Poole Henry IV, Makers of History John S. C. Abbott Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions John Donne The Trail of ’98 Robert W. Service The Crushed Flower and Other Stories Leonid Andreyev In the Wilderness Robert Hichens […]
noun a beetle, Timarcha tenebricosa, that exudes bright red blood when alarmed: family Chrysomelidae
out of order; faulty. go blooey, to go totally out of commission; break down completely: If the generator fails, the whole system will go blooey. Historical Examples The Prairie Mother Arthur Stringer Indiscretions of Archie P. G. Wodehouse Gold Out of Celebes Aylward Edward Dingle A Martian Odyssey Stanley Grauman Weinbaum Code Three Rick Raphael […]