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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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Our society has tasted blood and the pictures of someone getting shot on TV became a non-event.
THE Congress has tasted blood by driving a wedge between the Opposition parties in the buildup to the presidential poll.
But having taken to the gun and tasted blood, the Maoist cadres will continue to kill.
The home fans tasted blood, but a solid Ospreys defence held out and Munster fell to their first defeat at home to a Welsh side in over six years.
Having tasted blood so early, Town's hunger became greater still, and Peter Fletcher looked odds on to score when he broke through in the 20th minute, only to be upended by former Burnley man Colin Waldron, who was booked.
A young child would stand no chance against two dogs who have tasted blood.
Because, he said, once they ran with the pack and tasted blood, it would never stop.