Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A stain caused by blood.
  • transitive v. To stain with blood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A spot or area that has been discolored by having absorbed blood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To stain with blood.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a discoloration caused by blood

Etymologies

V., back-formation from bloodstained.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • Bullock: "There's a bloodstain on your floor."
    Swearengen: "I'll get to that."

    February 4, 2007