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Definition of "bloodstain" [bloodstain]

  • A stain caused by blood. (noun)
  • To stain with blood. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bloodstain" in a sentence
  • "Citing flaws in the original trial, they obtained a court order to have the bloodstain from the sweatpants subjected to more exacting, DNA testing."
  • "University officials were unable to completely wash the bloodstain from the floor, so they covered the area with tile."
  • "In the small hours of the morning the bloodstain was an omen that foretold violence and death."