- a spot or stain made by blood.
Origin of bloodstain
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Historical Examples of bloodstain
The bloodstain was conclusive, in his opinion, on that point.The Valley of Fear
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Only a bloodstain showed that there had been violence aboard.The Flying Stingaree
Harold Leland Goodwin
This is the first bloodstain, clear and bright, on our Taorminian land.Heart of Man
George Edward Woodberry
I would rather have a bloodstain on my escutcheon than a dishonourable blot.Captain Fracasse
He must be a noble being—a genius born in the purple, on whose laurels there rests not a bloodstain, perhaps not even a tear!
- a dark discoloration caused by blood, esp dried blood