blood englannista suomeksi
leijona, näyttävä mies
tuhria verellä, levittää verta iholle, sotkea verellä
A vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen. In vertebrates, it is colored red by hemoglobin, is conveyed by arteries and veins, is pumped by the heart and is usually generated in bone marrow.
(RQ:Browne Pseudodoxia Epidemica)
(quote-journal)| url=http://www.economist.com/news/technology-quarterly/21578526-medical-technology-artificial-kidneys-are-getting-closer-becoming-clinical| passage=An artificial kidney these days still means a refrigerator-sized dialysis machine. Such devices mimic the way real kidneys cleanse blood and eject impurities and surplus water as urine.
(RQ:Waller The Maid's Tragedy Altere)
- a friend of our own blood
One of the four humours in the human body.
(quote-book) His bloods showed nothing wrong at all.
1841, Benjamin Parsons, ''Anti-Bacchus'', page 95:
- It is no tautology to call the blood of the grape red or purple, because the juice of that fruit was sometimes white and sometimes black or dark. The arterial blood of our bodies is red, but the venous is called "black blood."
1901, Levi Leslie Lamborn, ''American Carnation Culture'', fourth edition, page 57:
- Disbudding is merely a species of pruning, and should be done as soon as the lateral buds begin to develop on the cane. It diverts the flow of the plant's blood from many buds into one or a few, thus increasing the size of the flower, ...
1916, John Gordon Dorrance, ''The Story of the Forest'', page 44:
- Look at a leaf. On it are many little raised lines which reach out to all parts of the leaf and back to the stem and twig. These are "veins," full of the tree's blood. It is white and looks very much like water; ...
The juice of anything, especially if red.
- He washed(..)his clothes in the blood of grapes.
*(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 4-2)
(quote-book)| passage=There was some little undefinable coolness between old General Chattesworth and Devereux. He admired the young fellow, and he liked good blood in his corps, but somehow he was glad when he thought he was likely to go. When old Bligh, of the Magazine, commended the handsome young dog's good looks, the general would grow grave all at once (..)
(RQ:Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing)how giddily 'a turns about all the hot bloods between fourteen and five and thirty?
1848, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter 3:
- (..) it was the morning costume of a dandy or blood of those days (..)
A horse, one of good pedigree.
''They came looking for blood.''
(alternative case form of) (gloss).
To cause something to be covered with blood; to bloody.
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jone)
- The French gentleman and Mr Adderly, at the desire of their commanding officer, had raised up the body of Jones, but as they could perceive but little (if any) sign of life in him, they again let him fall, Adderly damning him for having blooded his wastecoat (..)
To let blood (from); to bleed.
1749, Henry Fielding, ''Tom Jones'', Folio Society 1973, page 121:
- Mr Western, who imputed these symptoms in his daughter to her fall, advised her to be presently blooded by way of prevention.
*1785, (w), ''Journals & Letters'', Penguin 2001, p. 212:
- She had been blooded, he said, 12 times in this last fortnight, and had lost 75 ounces of blood, besides undergoing blistering,and other discipline.