flesh and blood

noun

Definition of flesh and blood

  1. 1 :  corporeal nature as composed of flesh and of blood

  2. 2 :  near kindred —used chiefly in the phrase one's own flesh and blood

  3. 3 :  substance, reality

Before 12th Century

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