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
Citing flaws in the original trial, they obtained a court order to have the bloodstain from the sweatpants subjected to more exacting, DNA testing.
University officials were unable to completely wash the bloodstain from the floor, so they covered the area with tile.
In the small hours of the morning the bloodstain was an omen that foretold violence and death.
STOLOROW: From what I understand, the relevant stain that is being examined, or under investigation presently, is a bloodstain which is known to have come from a male.
In four seconds, I can accurately assess almost everything about you like a crime scene investigator knows which direction the pistol was pointed from the bloodstain pattern on the wall.
The book covers tend to the bleak and icy, with images of frozen lakes, barren forests and perhaps a foreboding bloodstain.
The top of the Hat was also marked with sweat and dappled with human grease, and there was a small smear there that was most likely a bloodstain, though it was free of any other oil or engine grease.
Die on the way to that bloodstain and the souls disappear forever.
• The bloodstain on the collar of a jacket owned by Dobson provided an almost full DNA profile of Lawrence.
The jury was told:• Sixteen fibres and one tiny bloodstain put Dobson at the scene of the murder, according to the crown.