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A type of green chalcedony spotted or streaked with red, used as a gemstone.
- ‘She'd always said it was made from bloodstone, nothing valuable.’
- ‘She wore blue jeans and a black hoodie, black eyeliner and nail polish, and she wore a bloodstone choker was around her neck.’
- ‘Here you are, it is her birth stone, it is generally called the bloodstone.’
- ‘A pendant of red bloodstone on a silver chain hung between her breasts.’
- ‘They were also taken to the machair to see the famous bloodstone with which the Morrisons are reputed to have hit the Macaulays in a clan battle.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.