Definitions for blood

Definitions for (noun) blood

Main entry: blood

Definition: temperament or disposition

Usage: a person of hot blood

Main entry: blood

Definition: the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets

Usage: blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products; the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions

Main entry: blood

Definition: people viewed as members of a group

Usage: we need more young blood in this organization

Main entry: pedigree, parentage, origin, blood, blood line, bloodline, ancestry, line, line of descent, lineage, descent, stemma, stock

Definition: the descendants of one individual

Usage: his entire lineage has been warriors

Main entry: rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue

Definition: a dissolute man in fashionable society

Definitions for (verb) blood

Main entry: blood

Definition: smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill

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