any sport involving killing or the shedding of blood, as bullfighting, cockfighting, or hunting.
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- blood relationship,
- blood royal,
- blood sausage,
- blood serum,
- blood spavin,
- blood substitute,
- blood sugar,
- blood test,
- blood transfusion,
- blood type
Origin of blood sport
First recorded in 1890–95
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any sport involving the killing of an animal, esp hunting
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