- to stain or cover with or as with blood: a flag ensanguined with the blood of battle.
Origin of ensanguine
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Examples from the Web for ensanguined
"I, master," and Tematau placed an ensanguined hand on mine.The Strange Adventure Of James Shervinton
We may conquer him on the ensanguined field, but he conquers us—or Henry of England!Under the Rose
Frederic Stewart Isham
The struggling crowd had lashed his pugnacity and ensanguined his temper.The Californians
Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Yet, how can we imagine that a stain of ensanguined crime should attach to Miriam!The Marble Faun, Volume I.
The ensanguined skull was the first object that caught my eye.The Wild Huntress
- (tr) literary to cover or stain with or as with blood
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