bloody hand

noun

Definition of bloody hand

1 : a hand stained with deer's blood being sufficient evidence in old English forest laws of a man's trespass in the forest against venison
2 heraldry : a red hand (as in the arms of Ulster) that is now the distinguishing mark of a baronet of the United Kingdom or of Ireland

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“Bloody hand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bloody%20hand. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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