Definition of Blood-red

1. Adjective. Of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.




Definition of Blood-red

1. Adjective. Bright red in color, like the color of fresh blood. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blood-red

blondish
blondly
blondness
blondnesses
blonds
bloo
blood
blood-and-guts
blood-aqueous barrier
blood-boltered
blood-borne pathogens
blood-brain barrier
blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier
blood-filled
blood-red (current term)
blood-related
blood-retinal barrier
blood-stained
blood-sucker
blood-suckers
blood-tax
blood-thinner
blood-twig
blood-type
blood-vascular system
blood-wit
blood-wite

Literary usage of Blood-red

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1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"Here are to be seen, too, and that for nothing, thefts, murders, adulteries, false-swearers, and that of a blood-red colour. And as, in other fairs of less ..."

2. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"Dark-red the sea beneath it flowed, Red rose the rocks on ocean's brim, In blood-red light her islets swim; Wild scream the dazzled sea-fowl gave, ..."

3. Can Grande's Castle by Amy ( Lowell (1918)
"And a new camlet shawl, all sea-blue and blood-red, in an intricate pattern, given by Sir William to ... The blood-red cone of Vesuvius glows in the night. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Solution in sulphuric acid is blood-red, giving an orange precipitate on dilution. The corresponding colour from ..."

5. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"Here are to be seen, too, and that for nothing, thefts, murders, adulteries, false-swearers, and that of a blood-red colour. And as, in other fairs of less ..."

6. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"Dark-red the sea beneath it flowed, Red rose the rocks on ocean's brim, In blood-red light her islets swim; Wild scream the dazzled sea-fowl gave, ..."

7. Can Grande's Castle by Amy ( Lowell (1918)
"And a new camlet shawl, all sea-blue and blood-red, in an intricate pattern, given by Sir William to ... The blood-red cone of Vesuvius glows in the night. ..."

8. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Solution in sulphuric acid is blood-red, giving an orange precipitate on dilution. The corresponding colour from ..."

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