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Definition of "blood-relationship" [blood-relationship]

  • Consanguinity; kinship. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "blood-relationship" in a sentence
  • "Richard Bauckham writes 'Palestinian Jewish-Christian circles in the early church used the title ‘brother of the Lord’ not simply to identify the brothers, but as ascribing to them an authoritative status, and therefore the brothers themselves, not wishing to claim an authority based on mere blood-relationship to Jesus, avoided the term...'"
  • "You know well that no King or Queen of Valdemar can wed a subject who is within the third degree of blood-relationship."
  • "There was the small matter of needing a physical bond however-Ma'ar had used the bond of blood-relationship 'Could another bond serve as well?"