- of the deep-red color of blood: a fiery, blood-red sunset.
- red with blood: The blood-red banner symbolized the army's defeat.
Origin of blood-red
Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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Examples from the Web for blood-red
Besides, no one is suggesting that she run in some blood-red enclave like Kansas or Wyoming.Why America Needs Cheney. No, the Other Cheney.
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Spirits were high as blood-red farm equipment was on the march, crushing doubts and pessimism like so many misplaced forearms!Sochi’s Impenetrable, Utterly Russian Opening Ceremony
Kelly Williams Brown
February 8, 2014
The truth is a blood-red fog bank rolled over all of us in Iraq and Afghanistan and never lifted.Send in the Marines—and the Anthropologists too?
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August 23, 2013
His masterful color sense paired a blood-red satin tunic with fuchsia trousers.Milan’s Day-Glo Exuberance
September 26, 2011
NOVEMBER 15 1979, WASHINGTON, DC: Congress is accidentally photographed wearing their blood-red robes of state.Life as the 'PC Guy'
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November 9, 2009
Farewell to the dismal, blood-red phantom of martial renown!The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Although the forest was black with night he saw it through a blood-red mist.The Rock of Chickamauga
Joseph A. Altsheler
Now just think of it—a very fair woman with a blood-red nose!
The blood-red cross of the crusader will stand no admixture of colour.Mountain Meditations
A blood-red sun was quickly setting in the perfect Italian sky.
Word Origin and History for blood-red
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper