Definition of Blood relation

1. Noun. One related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another.

Exact synonyms: Blood Relative, Cognate, Sib
Generic synonyms: Relation, Relative
Derivative terms: Cognate



Definition of Blood relation

1. Noun. A relation through birth, as opposed to marriage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Blood relation

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1. Personal Sketches of His Own Times by Jonah Barrington (1871)
"... was supposed to be some distant blood-relation to the celebrated General Washington ; and, as that distinguished individual had no children, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Saintly Women by Agnes Baillie Cunninghame Dunbar (1904)
"3rd OSF The pious governess and blood relation of St. Elzéar de Sabran. He was so sensible of the good he owed her that when he and his wife, ST. ..."

3. Lectures on Chemical Pathology in Its Relation to Practical Medicine by Christian Archibald Herter (1902)
"... there is excessive destruction of blood—Relation between destruction of red blood-cells and jaundice—The two principal types of jaundice—Possibility of ..."

4. The Law of Real Property: Chiefly in Relation to Conveyance by Henry William Challis (1887)
"Therefore the issue by the second marriage of a person who is not a blood relation, but is placed in the pedigree only by reason of his or her marriage with ..."

5. Life of Sir William Rowan Hamilton: Knt., LL. D., D. C. L., M. R. I. A by Robert Perceval Graves (1889)
"... which has hindered me from ever writing any verses on the death of any blood-relation of my own ; were it not for which sensation, I might have felt ..."

6. Life of Sir William Rowan Hamilton: Knt., LL. D., D. C. L., M. R. I. A by Robert Perceval Graves (1889)
"... which has hindered me from ever writing any verses on the death of any blood-relation of my own ; were it not for which sensation, I might have felt ..."

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