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  • adj. bloody.


From Scots bluid ("blood") (Wiktionary)


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  • Scots - bloody.

    What makes heroic strife, famed afar, famed afar?
    What makes heroic strife famed afar?
    What makes heroic strife?
    To whet th' assassin's knife,
    Or hunt a Parent's life, wi' bluidy war?

    - Robert Burns, 'Ye Jacobites By Name'.

    January 28, 2009