bloodstain

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blood·stain

 (blŭd′stān′)
n.
A stain caused by blood.
tr.v. blood·stained, blood·stain·ing, blood·stains
To stain with blood.

[V., back-formation from bloodstained.]

bloodstain

(ˈblʌdˌsteɪn)
n
a dark discoloration caused by blood, esp dried blood

blood•stain

(ˈblʌdˌsteɪn)

n.
a spot or stain made by blood.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bloodstain - a discoloration caused by blood
discoloration, discolouration, stain - a soiled or discolored appearance; "the wine left a dark stain"

bloodstain

verb
To cover with blood:
Translations

bloodstain

[ˈblʌdsteɪn] Nmancha f de sangre

bloodstain

[ˈblʌdsteɪn] ntache f de sang

bloodstain

[ˈblʌdˌsteɪn] nmacchia di sangue
References in classic literature ?
That pleased him, for the twins had required the earliest comers to make a scrutiny of their hands and clothes, and neither these people nor Wilson himself had found any bloodstains upon them.
"Wait a bit, wait a bit, I know there are nineteen," said Levin, counting a second time over the grouse and snipe, that looked so much less important now, bent and dry and bloodstained, with heads crooked aside, than they did when they were flying.
At the end of three-quarters of a league, within fifty paces of Festubert, a larger bloodstain appeared; the ground was trampled by horses.
O shining light, O beacon, polestar, path and guide of all Who, scorning slumber and the lazy down, Adopt the toilsome life of bloodstained arms!
Wopsle gave us Collins's ode, and threw his bloodstain'd sword in thunder down, with such effect, that a waiter came in and said, "The Commercials underneath sent up their compliments, and it wasn't the Tumblers' Arms." That, they were all in excellent spirits on the road home, and sang O Lady Fair!
Then a thin, pale soldier, his neck bandaged with a bloodstained leg band, came up and in angry tones asked the artillerymen for water.
They muttered low gutturals of approval as bits of white hide or hairy bloodstained skin were torn from one contestant or the other.
So, quite unexpectedly, my brother found himself, panting, with a cut mouth, a bruised jaw, and bloodstained knuckles, driving along an unknown lane with these two women.
The bloodstain was conclusive, in his opinion, on that point.
One was an aged, dignified, stern-looking gentleman, clad as for a solemn festival in grave and costly attire, but with a great bloodstain on his richly wrought band; the second, an aged man, meanly dressed, with a dark and malign countenance, and a broken halter about his neck; the third, a person not so advanced in life as the former two, but beyond the middle age, wearing a coarse woollen tunic and leather breeches, and with a carpenter's rule sticking out of his side pocket.
Minerva, therefore, took Mars by the hand and said, "Mars, Mars, bane of men, bloodstained stormer of cities, may we not now leave the Trojans and Achaeans to fight it out, and see to which of the two Jove will vouchsafe the victory?
According to the statement, the product, which was discovered by officers of the agency on port inspection, was found to be contaminated and had bloodstains on the cartons.