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bloody hand

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Definition of bloody hand in English:

noun

Heraldry
Another term for red hand.
Example sentences
  • On the gate that leads into The Terrace, the crest of arms sports a Bloody Hand.
  • "The arms must be altered, of course," Lady Egerton observed, "and Sir Harry's, with the bloody hand and six quarterings, put in their place; then the liveries, they must be changed."
  • "Fiddlestick with the painting, Mrs. Jarvis," cried the lady with great dignity, "no carriage shall be called mine that does not bear my arms and the bloody hand."

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