from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See rain, 2.
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On the same paste with the "blood-rain" there have been observed white, blue, and yellow spots, which were not distinguishable in structure and character.
The 'blood-rain' that fell all over Aquitaine, and which made people watch in terror for what might come next, was followed by
_Item_, at Stralsund there was a red rain -- yea, the whole sea had the appearance as if it were turned into blood; and some think this was a foreshadowing of the great and real blood-rain at Prague, and of all the evils which afterwards fell upon our whole German fatherland.