As I opened her veins, she gave what could only have been a small sigh of relief.
“The first time I had heroin in my veins, an 18-year-old girl put it there,” Ullom wrote.
Only she can make hetersoexuality sound like a life-saving elixir that I need to inject directly into my veins.
She was one of those insipid Englishwomen with skimmed milk in her veins, and she was perfectly content to be like that.
One of the happy pair at the altar will have royal blood in her veins; the other comes from middle-class stock.
You would have thought my appearance was enough to freeze their veins and arteries.
Again the wild Tartar blood, leaping in her veins, controlled her.
But at the sight my blood rushed of a sudden through my veins and drowned my reason.
Then remove the veins and gullet, taking care not to tear them.
Leaves healthy, light green, glossy; veins well defined, distinctly showing through the thick bronze of the lower surface.
c.1300, from Old French veine, from Latin vena "a blood vessel," also "a water course, a vein of metal, a person's natural ability or interest," of unknown origin. The mining sense is attested in English from late 14c. (Greek phleps "vein" had the same secondary sense). Figurative sense of "strain or intermixture" (of some quality) is recorded from 1560s; that of "a humor or mood, natural tendency" is first recorded 1570s.
Any of the branching blood vessels carrying blood toward the heart. All veins except the pulmonary vein carry dark unaerated blood.
A blood vessel.
venous adjective (vē'nəs)