blood on one's hands
Definition of blood on one's hands
: responsible for someone's death If she dies, her blood is on your hands!
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: to stain or wet with blood
: to expose (a hunting dog) to sight, scent, or taste of the blood of its prey
: the forelimb segment (as the terminal section of a bird's wing) of a vertebrate higher than the fishes that corresponds to the hand irrespective of its form or functional specialization
: a part serving the function of or resembling a hand: such as
: with the hands rather than by machine
: to touch or manage with the hands
: to deal with
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