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noun affinity, agnation, ancestry, breed, brethren, brood, children, clan, cognation, common ancessry, consanguinity, derivation, descent, ethnic group, family connection, family relationship, family tie, family tree, filiation, genealogical tree, genealogy, gentility, genus, heredity, heritage, issue, kind, kindred, kinsfolk, kinship, kinsman, kinsmen, kinswoman, line, lineage, nationality, next of kin, offspring, one's people, parentage, pedigree, propinquity, relations, sanguis, stock, strain, ties of family, tribe
Associated concepts: blood heirs, blood issue, blood relatives, full blood, half blood, mixed blood
Foreign phrases: Consanguineus est quasi eodem sannuine natus.A person related by consanguinity is, as it were, one born from the same blood. Pueri sunt de sannuine parentum, sed pater et mater non sunt de sannuine puerorum. Children are of the blood of their parrnts, but the father and mother are not of the blood of their children.
See also: ancestry, bloodline, descent, lineage

BLOOD, kindred. This word, in the law sense, is used to signify relationship, stock, or family; as, of the blood of the ancestor. 1 Roper on Leg. 103; 1 Supp. to Ves. jr. 365. In a more extended sense, it means kindred generally. Bac. Max. Reg. 18.
     2. Brothers and sisters are said to be of the whole blood, (q. v.) if they have the same father and mother of the half blood, (q. v.) if they have only one parent in common. 5 Whart. Rep. 477.

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Det Chief Insp Kevin Capstick said: "If anybody knows the whereabouts or has found any bloodstained clothing in the area, please contact us.
Anne's bloodstained body was found at the same spot later that day by worried boyfriend Gordon McKenzie.
Scotland Yard said: "Whoever did it would be heavily bloodstained.
Mandy Bath said Bain's sample also matched DNA found on a plastic silver mask, pieces of a bloodstained, sawn-off shotgun and bloodstained gloves.
A friend looked in through the window and saw a bloodstained body.
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A search was launched and her bruised and bloodstained body was found the next day hidden under a pile of dry leaves.
A STUDENT told yesterday how he found bloodstained double yellow lines on the night a council gardener died in the street.
Whyte, of Alva, who has been abusing drugs since primary school, then went home and begged his mother to wash his bloodstained clothes and shoes.
They added that the killer and the area where the murder happened would have been heavily bloodstained.
Her bloodstained clothes were found at Hanworth, Middlesex, the next day.
Three children were at the centre of a health scare yesterday after they sucked on a bloodstained syringe they found in a play park.