the relation between persons having only one common parent.
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Origin of half blood
First recorded in 1545–55
Words nearby half blood
Definition for half blood (2 of 2)
[ haf-bluhd, hahf- ]
/ ˈhæfˌblʌd, ˈhɑf- /
Disparaging and Offensive. half-breed (def. 1).
a person who has only one parent in common with another person, as a half sister or half brother.
Origin of half-blood
First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English half blod
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British Dictionary definitions for half blood
- the relationship between individuals having only one parent in common
- an individual having such a relationship
a less common name for a half-breed
a half-blooded domestic animal
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