adjective Date: 1596 1. stained with blood 2. involved with slaughter <
a bloodstained chronicle of war

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  • bloodstained — [blud′stānd΄] adj. 1. soiled or discolored with blood 2. guilty of murder …   English World dictionary

  • bloodstained — [[t]blʌ̱dsteɪnd[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is bloodstained is covered with blood. Detectives believe the murderer was heavily bloodstained. ...bloodstained clothing …   English dictionary

  • bloodstained — /blud staynd /, adj. 1. stained with blood: a bloodstained knife. 2. guilty of murder, slaughter, or bloodshed. [1590 1600; BLOOD + stained; see STAIN, ED2] * * * …   Universalium

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  • bloodstained — blood|stained [ blʌd,steınd ] adjective marked with blood: bloodstained clothing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bloodstained — UK [ˈblʌdˌsteɪnd] / US adjective marked with blood bloodstained clothing …   English dictionary

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  • bloodstained — adj. stained with blood, marked with blood; guilty of murder …   English contemporary dictionary

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