full blood

full blood
full blood
n.
[from obs. notion that blood is the medium of heredity]
1. the relationship between offspring of the same parents
2. unmixed breed or race

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  • full´-blood´ed|ly — full blood|ed «FUL BLUHD ihd», adjective. 1. of pure or unmixed race, breed, or strain; thoroughbred: »a full blooded Indian. 2. Figurative. vigorous; hearty. 3. having plenty of blood. –full´ blood´ed|ly, adverb. –full …   Useful english dictionary

  • full-blood|ed — «FUL BLUHD ihd», adjective. 1. of pure or unmixed race, breed, or strain; thoroughbred: »a full blooded Indian. 2. Figurative. vigorous; hearty. 3. having plenty of blood. –full´ blood´ed|ly, adverb. –full …   Useful english dictionary

  • full blood — full′ blood n. a full blooded individual Compare purebred • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • full-blood — full blood·ed·ness; …   English syllables

  • full blood — noun descent from parents both of one pure breed • Hypernyms: ↑origin, ↑descent, ↑extraction * * * noun 1. : descent from parents both of one pure breed called also whole blood; compare blood 2g …   Useful english dictionary

  • full blood — Relations of the full blood, whole blood, or entire blood are those derived not only from the same ancestor, but from the same couple of ancestors …   Black's law dictionary

  • full blood — Relations of the full blood, whole blood, or entire blood are those derived not only from the same ancestor, but from the same couple of ancestors …   Black's law dictionary

  • full´-blood´ed|ness — full blood|ed «FUL BLUHD ihd», adjective. 1. of pure or unmixed race, breed, or strain; thoroughbred: »a full blooded Indian. 2. Figurative. vigorous; hearty. 3. having plenty of blood. –full´ blood´ed|ly, adverb. –full …   Useful english dictionary

  • full-blood·ed — /ˈfʊlˌblʌdəd/ adj, always used before a noun 1 : having parents who are of the same race or origin Both his parents were Irish, so he was a full blooded Irishman. a full blooded Cherokee 2 a : full of enthusiasm, energy, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • full-blood — I. adjective Date: 1812 full blooded 1 II. noun Date: 1846 a full blooded individual …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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