An example of blood is the red fluid that comes out of a person when he gets cut.
New blood in an organization.
It was the morning costume of a dandy or blood.
A person of hot blood and fiery temper.
- Long-standing animosity.
- Deliberately, coldly, and dispassionately.
- So characteristic as to seem inherited or passed down by family tradition.
- Anger; hatred.
- Family ties are stronger than others.
- To be responsible for someone's death or misfortune.
- With cruelty; unfeelingly.
- Dispassionately; deliberately.
- To make someone angry or resentful.
- To frighten or terrify someone.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of blood
- Middle English blod from Old English blōd bhel-3 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English blod, Old English blōd, Proto-Germanic *blōþą, of uncertain origin. Cognate with West Frisian bloed, Dutch bloed, German Blut, Danish blod, Swedish blod.