Containing or resembling bloodstream regarding the nature of blood as bloody excretions bloody perspiration
- To stain with bloodstream
- casual intensifiers
- cover with bloodstream
- having or covered with or accompanied by bloodstream
- Containing or resembling blood; associated with nature of blood; as, bloody excretions; bloody sweat.
- Smeared or stained with blood; as, bloody hands; a bloody handkerchief.
- offered, or tending, on shedding of bloodstream; having a harsh, savage disposition; murderous; harsh.
- Attended with, or concerning, bloodshed; sanguinary; esp., marked by great slaughter or cruelty; as, a bloody struggle.
- Infamous; contemptible; -- variously utilized for mere emphasis or as a minimal epithet.
- To stain with blood.
Old Engish blodig, adjective from blod (see bloodstream). Typical Germanic, compare Old Frisian blodich, Old Saxon bl
- 1520s, from bloody (adj.). Relevant: Bloodied; bloodying. Old English had blodigan "to create bloody," nevertheless contemporary word seems to be a later development.
(a.) Containing or resembling bloodstream; associated with nature of bloodstream; as, bloody excretions; bloody perspiration.
- (a.) Smeared or stained with bloodstream; as, bloody arms; a bloody handkerchief.
- (a.) Given, or tending, toward shedding of bloodstream; having a cruel, savage disposition; murderous; cruel.
- (a.) Attended with, or concerning, bloodshed; sanguinary; esp., marked by great slaughter or cruelty; as, a bloody fight.
- (a.) Infamous; contemptible; -- variously used for simple emphasis or as a reduced epithet.
- (v. t.) To stain with bloodstream.
The only bright pages in the dark chapter of Alexander's popedom are his efforts on behalf of the Turkish War (1499-1502), his activity for the diffusion of Christianity in America, and his judicial awards (May 3-4, 1 493) on the question of the colonial empires of Spain and Portugal, by which he avoided a bloody war.