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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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As the day rolls on/the waves slowly fling the dead and dying/up on the beach, where the flies wait.//My feet dig into the sand/come up with two cigarette butts./Impossible to escape a globe of trash and garbage./Breathing the air, we are one with it,/with the rotting fish, the hungry flies,/the dying earth and the bloodshot skies.
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To their surprise, the researchers detected a glimmer that Evans likens to "a big, red, bloodshot eye." The infrared light is probably generated by dust heated by an energetic object in the core, the team reports in a September supplement of the Astrophysical Journal.
Eyes - green and bloodshot, an interesting combination!
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Instructors of the class also teach the participants to recognize signs that can indicate possible alcohol or other drug use, such as bloodshot eyes, unfocused vision, impaired balance, slurred speech, odor of alcohol, hallucinations, or wild or incoherent statements.
For one, maintaining strict quality control standards can prove vexing: A project with lots of eyes working on it is bound to include a few bloodshot ones.
A police report noted that his eyes were bloodshot, his speech was slurred.