bloody (adj.) Old form(s): bloudie
able to cause bloodshed
1H6 IV.ii.8[Talbot to the French] I'll withdraw me and my bloody power
AW II.iii.190[Parolles to Lafew, of Lafew's words] not to be understood without bloody succeeding
Mac II.iii.138.1[Donalbain to Malcolm] The nea'er in blood / The nearer bloody
TN III.iii.33[Antonio to Sebastian] the quality of the time and quarrel / Might well have given us bloody argument
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