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full blood

n.
1. Relationship established through having the same set of parents.
2. often full-blood or full·blood (fo͝ol′blŭd′) A person or animal of unmixed race or breed.
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Adj.1.full-blood - of unmixed ancestry; "full-blooded Native American"; "blooded Jersies"
purebred - bred for many generations from member of a recognized breed or strain
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The stout man rose, frowned, shrugged his shoulders, and evidently trying to appear firm began to pull on his jacket without looking about him, but suddenly his lips trembled and he began to cry, in the way full-blooded grown-up men cry, though angry with himself for doing so.
The sledge-driver was splendid in a white shirt-collar sticking out over his overcoat and into his strong, full-blooded red neck.
I was just human, and I was taking the path in the world that men took--men whom I admired, if you please; full-blooded men, lusty, breedy, chesty men, free spirits and anything but niggards in the way they foamed life away.
It is seldom that any man, unless he is very full-blooded, breaks out in this way through emotion, so I hazarded the opinion that the criminal was probably a robust and ruddy-faced man.
A full-blooded young fellow in a frock-coat flung the right door open at my summons.
What court or capital can equal this, for full-blooded men?"
The Abyssinians themselves are a fine looking race of black men--tall, muscular, with fine teeth, and regular features, which incline distinctly toward Semitic mold--I refer to the full-blooded natives of Abyssinia.
I think that I love society as much as most, and am ready enough to fasten myself like a bloodsucker for the time to any full-blooded man that comes in my way.
Meinong's "act" is the ghost of the subject, or what once was the full-blooded soul.
He was a hearty, full-blooded fellow, full of spirits and energy, the very opposite to me in most respects, but we had some subjects in common, and it was a bond of union when I found that he was as friendless as I.
He was full-blooded native, descended out of the oldest and highest chief-stock that traced back to Manua which was the primeval sea home of the race.
He is also a Caribbean negro, full-blooded, and the blackest in the United State;.