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by blood

Definition of by blood

  1. :  by a relationship that connects two people through their natural parents, grandparents, etc. <My aunt and I are related by blood.>



Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  the fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins of a vertebrate animal carrying nourishment and oxygen to and bringing away waste products from all parts of the body

    :  a comparable fluid of an invertebrate

    :  a fluid resembling blood

  1. :  to stain or wet with blood

    :  bleed

    :  to expose (a hunting dog) to sight, scent, or taste of the blood of its prey


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