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bloodshot

[ bluhd-shot ]
/ ˈblʌdˌʃɒt /
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adjective
(of the eyes) red because of dilated blood vessels.
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Origin of bloodshot

1545–55; apocopated variant of blood-shotten.See blood, shotten
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British Dictionary definitions for bloodshot

bloodshot
/ (ˈblʌdˌʃɒt) /

adjective
(of an eye) inflamed
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Medical definitions for bloodshot

bloodshot
[ blŭdshŏt′ ]

adj.
Red and inflamed as a result of locally congested blood vessels, as of the eyes.
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