- Relationship by blood or by a common ancestor.
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Examples from the Web for blood relationship
There was no blood-relationship between her and the Testator.The Will of Samuel Appleton
The object of these unions, which had nothing of the rigidity of blood-relationship, was fellowship.The Evolution of Love
Those who may be considered the Abyssinians proper seem to have a blood-relationship with the Bedouin Arabs.
This is a very literal demonstration of man's blood-relationship with the higher apes.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)
J. Arthur Thomson
It is not such help as would ease my necessary struggle that I ask, but the sympathy which only blood-relationship can bring.