Blood Blood, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blooded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blooding}.] 1. To bleed. [Obs.] --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

2. To stain, smear or wet, with blood. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

Reach out their spears afar, And blood their points. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. To give (hounds or soldiers) a first taste or sight of blood, as in hunting or war. [1913 Webster]

It was most important too that his troops should be blooded. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

4. To heat the blood of; to exasperate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The auxiliary forces of the French and English were much blooded one against another. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • blooded — blood•ed [[t]ˈblʌd ɪd[/t]] adj. 1) having blood of a specified kind (used in combination): warm blooded animals[/ex] 2) ahb. purebred • Etymology: 1200–50 …   From formal English to slang

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