Definition of bloodstained
1 : stained with blood
2 : involved with slaughter a bloodstained chronicle of war
Examples of bloodstained in a Sentence
had to throw away the bloodstained washcloth after a particularly bad nosebleed
Recent Examples of bloodstained from the Web
After residents called 911, police arrived to find a bloodstained car, and a trail of blood leading from the parkway around the side of the building.
When Freedom Riders fall at the Battle of Anniston in 1961, their bloodstained banner is carried forward by volunteers from Nashville and then the nation.
Amid the chaos, a stagehand bursts out from one of the rooms with a grim expression and a laundry basket full of bloodstained garments, closing the door sharply behind her.
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First Known Use of bloodstained
Medical Definition of bloodstained
: stained with blood
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