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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.