meaning of Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary meaning in Etymology Dictionary

the beverage, attested from 1953 (originally touted simply as a hangover remedy), considered named for Mary Tudor, queen of England 1553-58, which received her epithet for vigorous prosecution of Protestants. The drink attained its, apparently, simply for being red from tomato juice. The cocktail's popularity in addition concided with this of music "South Pacific," which has a character named "Bloody Mary."

Bloody Mary meaning in General Dictionary

girl of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon who was Queen of England from 1553 to 1558; she was the wife of Philip II of Spain and when she restored Roman Catholicism to England many Protestants were burned at the share as heretics (1516-1558)

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  • a cocktail created using vodka and spicy tomato juice

Bloody Mary - German to English

Bloody Mary [cocktail]