One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for red hand
- ‘"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."’
- ‘On the gate that leads into The Terrace, the crest of arms sports a Bloody Hand.’
- ‘His son succeeded to the main portion of his wealth, and to his titles and the bloody hand of his scutcheon.’
- ‘"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."’
- ‘To commemorate his rash act and his untimely death, this 'bloody hand' was placed on his monument.’
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