hot·​blood | \ ˈhät-ˌbləd How to pronounce hotblood (audio) \

Definition of hotblood

1 : one that is hot-blooded especially : one having strong passions or a quick temper
2 : a strong-willed, spirited horse (such as a Thoroughbred or Arabian horse) that is noted for its speed and agility

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Recent Examples on the Web THEN: When tempers flared in early New Orleans and a simple apology just wasn't enough, hotbloods took to the field of honor to settle the dispute with swords or pistols., "En(d) garde!: The end of the dueling era in New Orleans' City Park," 28 July 2017

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First Known Use of hotblood

1798, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Hotblood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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