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  • adj. bloody.

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From Scots bluid ("blood")

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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