from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Swelled or suffused with blood: as, “their blood-swoln eyes,”
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Her weight has always fluctuated—as does mine—and now her body looks like a blood-swollen tick on two toothpick legs.
I REALLY think that's a giant, blood-swollen tick on it-missing a few legs.
Again to see her form distorted by dying agonies, her blood-swollen veins, her livid countenance, her eyes bursting from their sockets with pain!
War, the red animal, war, the blood-swollen god, would have bloated fill.
They were going to look at war, the red animal -- war, the blood-swollen god.
They were going to look at war, the red animal — war, the blood-swollen god.
A blood-swollen leech found at a crime scene eight years ago has led Australian police to an armed robber in an unusual twist of DNA technology, officials say.