full blood

  1. a person or animal of unmixed ancestry; one descended of a pure breed.: Compare purebred.

  2. relationship through both parents.

Origin of full blood

First recorded in 1805–15

Words Nearby full blood

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How to use full blood in a sentence

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  • He was the first full-blood Dakota man to come out on the side of the new religion.

    Mary and I | Stephen Return Riggs
  • With full-blood health and strength I might have gone bare-handed; but as it was, I feared to take the chance.

    The Master of Appleby | Francis Lynde
  • Now, kind reader, prepare to mount a generous, full-blood Virginian hunter.

  • My grandmaw, she wuz a full blood Affikin queen and I got de royal Congo blood in my veins.

    Back Home | Irvin S. Cobb
  • I don't have any use for a full blood English greyhound — they cannot stand the cold weather and are too easily hurt in a fight.

    Hunting Dogs | Oliver Hartley

British Dictionary definitions for full blood

full blood

  1. an individual, esp a horse or similar domestic animal, of unmixed race or breed

  2. the relationship between individuals having the same parents

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