Definition of bloody shirt
: something intended to stir up or revive partisan animosity —usually used in the phrase wave the bloody shirt
First Known Use of bloody shirt
Rhymes with bloody shirt
ambivert, bladderwort, body shirt, butterwort, controvert, disconcert, extrovert, feverwort, hobble skirt, in concert, inexpert, introvert, liverwort, malapert, miniskirt, mitrewort, moneywort, overshirt, overskirt, pennywort, polo shirt, red alert, Saint-John's-wort, spiderwort, tail covert, thoroughwort, undershirt, underskirt, wing covert
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