(n.) The fluid which circulates in the principal vascular system of animals, carrying nourishment to all parts of the body, and bringing away waste products to be excreted. See under Arterial.
(n.) Relationship by descent from a common ancestor; consanguinity; kinship.
(n.) Descent; lineage; especially, honorable birth; the highest royal lineage.
(n.) Descent from parents of recognized breed; excellence or purity of breed.
(n.) The fleshy nature of man.
(n.) The shedding of blood; the taking of life, murder; manslaughter; destruction.
(n.) A bloodthirsty or murderous disposition.
(n.) Temper of mind; disposition; state of the passions; -- as if the blood were the seat of emotions.
(n.) A man of fire or spirit; a fiery spark; a gay, showy man; a rake.
(n.) The juice of anything, especially if red.
(v. t.) To bleed.
(v. t.) To stain, smear or wet, with blood.
(v. t.) To give (hounds or soldiers) a first taste or sight of blood, as in hunting or war.
(v. t.) To heat the blood of; to exasperate.