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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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'Between Bloody Marys, and blue cockades, and glorious Queen Besses, and no Poperys, and Protestant associations, and making of speeches,' pursued John Grueby, looking, as usual, a long way off, and taking no notice of this hint, 'my lord's half off his head.
I can't make it out, but they're all mixed up somehow or another with that unfort'nate Bloody Mary, and call her name out till they're hoarse.
And then, with a glad cry, I turned with outstretched arms to seize my princess, and as my lips smothered hers to reap the reward that would be thrice ample payment for the bloody encounters through which I had passed for her dear sake from the south pole to the north.
The 10th annual Bloody Mary Fest was declared a wild success as record crowds gathered in Everts Park on July 28 to enjoy food, drinks, live entertainment and, of course, a plethora of Bloody Marys.
the card also boasts about the death toll of Bloody Sunday referring to it as a "bloody good laugh" as well as referring to Irish people as "parasites".
Prosecutors yesterday slammed speculation that Bloody Sunday soldiers are set to face murder charges.
especially relatives "Let about "Sunday Bloody Sunday'.
Under the plan, meetings, conferences, lectures will be organized, plays will be staged, films and documentaries will be screened to commemorate the bloody events of Black January when in 1990 the Soviet army entered Baku, killing and wounding hundreds of innocent people.
Gideon Hawk, the Rogue Lawman, is back in "Black Trails and Bloody Murder", a brand-new western featuring two short stories by Peter Brandvold.
Organisers of last weekend's 'Bloody Scotland' international crime writing festival have reported a 17 per cent increase in audience numbers.
THERESA May is threatening to be a "bloody difficult woman" at this week's EU summit.
She then said: "Bloody keep on, bloody injection and you'll go to bloody sleep tonight."