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  • n. Plural form of blood.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of blood.


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  • And he beckoned imperiously to a neighbouring group of men, -- "bloods" -- always ready to follow him in a "rag," and heroes together with him of a couple of famous bonfires, in Falloden's first year.

    Lady Connie

  • Where sons of wealthy ranching families tended to be hard-drinking, steak-devouring, woman-chasing "bloods" completely alienated from things of the intellect and spirit, Francisco didn't drink, abstained from meat and believed in arcane mysticism.

    Glorious innocent: the tragedy and triumph of Francisco Madero (1873–1913)

  • In their heyday, the Penny Dreadfuls sometimes called "bloods" or "shilling shockers" were produced en-masse.

    Penny Dreadfuls

  • He was foremost in every riot, most notorious of all the notorious "bloods" of the day.

    For the term of his natural life

  • ROME, her treatment of conquered Latium, 314; her noble "bloods" lost, 338; she rebukes America, 392.

    History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States

  • One happy illustration of the customs of the sixteenth century was the habit of the barber-surgeon's boy, who amused the customers, waiting for "next turn" to be shaved or bled, with his ballad or rhyming verse; and a boy with a good voice proved a rare draw to the "bloods" about town, and those who frequented the taverns and ordinaries within the City.

    A History of Nursery Rhymes

  • Some of her lady friends and sympathisers had joined her; and a couple of young "bloods" who had come to see the fun of an execution, with money burning holes in their pockets, being captured, the party subsided into the "Bowl" where a bottle of wine washed away the remembrance of Sally Salisbury's grievance.

    Madame Flirt A Romance of 'The Beggar's Opera'

  • I understand them far better than I understand or like the spirit of certain well-fed young Tory "bloods" in the House of Commons, who taunt these poor men for the sake of the sport, or to hear their rough, Doric objurgations.

    The First Labour Government of Great Britain

  • Few of the class known as "bloods" ever looked at me the second time.

    Madeleine An Autobiography

  • She thought comfortably of the fast approaching day when she would be envied by the women who had married only "bloods" or



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