bloody


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bloody \Blood"y\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bloodied; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Bloodying.]
   To stain with blood. --Overbury.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bloody \Blood"y\, a. [AS. bl[=o]dig.]
   1. Containing or resembling blood; of the nature of blood;
      as, bloody excretions; bloody sweat.
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   2. Smeared or stained with blood; as, bloody hands; a bloody
      handkerchief.
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   3. Given, or tending, to the shedding of blood; having a
      cruel, savage disposition; murderous; cruel.
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            Some bloody passion shakes your very frame. --Shak.
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   4. Attended with, or involving, bloodshed; sanguinary; esp.,
      marked by great slaughter or cruelty; as, a bloody battle.
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   5. Infamous; contemptible; -- variously used for mere
      emphasis or as a low epithet. [Vulgar] --Thackeray.
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