a mixed drink made principally with vodka and tomato juice.
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Origin of Bloody Mary
First recorded in 1955–60
Definition for bloody mary (2 of 2)
Bloody Mary,1516–58, queen of England 1553–58 (wife of Philip II of Spain; daughter of Henry VIII).
Also called Mary Tudor.
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British Dictionary definitions for bloody mary (1 of 2)
a drink consisting of tomato juice and vodka
British Dictionary definitions for bloody mary (2 of 2)
family name Tudor, known as Bloody Mary. 1516–58, queen of England (1553–58). The daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, she married Philip II of Spain in 1554. She restored Roman Catholicism to England and about 300 Protestants were burnt at the stake as heretics
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