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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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Linzi Harrow's experience giving blood encouraged her colleagues to take part
Chris cannot give blood for medical purposes anymore which he is frustrated and disappointed by, but the rural affairs officer is hopeful he can continue giving blood for research as he had his sights set on getting to a century of donations.
WHY ARE YOU ALLOWED ONLY COLD DRINKS AFTER GIVING BLOOD? IT'S important to keep well-hydrated after giving blood, but just as important is the type of beverage you drink.
"Giving blood now and in the next few weeks will also help boost blood stocks before people turn their attention towards England in the World Cup.
Ayelet Shenar, told Ynet that the questionnaire given to donors includes a list of all the groups whose members are disqualified from giving blood for transfusions, without giving a specific reason.
"3 Lives - 3 Meals" reflects that fact that giving blood one time can save up to three lives.
"I would like to thank Andreas and his father who took the initiative to organise this press conference to help inform people about giving blood so we can find a viable bone marrow donor for little George," Fotiou said.
While he was in the North East, he decided to help highlight NHS Blood and Transplants' need for more donors by giving blood himself.
Since becoming a blood donor and taking part in the campaign, Lynda has begun to see the importance of giving blood and urges other nurses to do the same.
Mussomeli stated in a missionwide e-mail to potential donors: "I hate giving blood. I am afraid to give blood.
Gaynor, 63, said: "I started giving blood when I was at college.