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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Secondly, resurrected bodies must consist of 'blude and bon' (720) and thus be able to 'ete and drynke' (548), a task Antichrist's dead men never complete.
If he is not the author of the poem (and this evidence for this is dubious), we might emend meaningless 'And with his blude ws bacis' to 'And with his blude ws wacis', particularly if we assume the scribe was confused by the initial of blude.
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