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bloody

(blŭd′ē)
adj. blood·ier, blood·iest
1. Stained with blood.
2. Of, characteristic of, or containing blood.

blood′i·ly adv.
blood′i·ness n.
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bloody

Medspeak
Referring to blood; of the nature of blood—e.g., bloody excretions, bloody sweat.
 
Vox populi-UK
Damned (darned).

Vox populi-US
Smeared or stained with blood.
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