people viewed as members of a group
"we need more young blood in this organization"
the descendants of one individual
"his entire lineage has been warriors"
- line of descent - blood line
a dissolute man in fashionable society
temperament or disposition
"a person of hot blood"
the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
"blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"
"the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill