full-blooded full-blooded

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of unmixed ancestry
  2. (adj) endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health

Usage(s):

  1. The Roman Empire in the 3rd and 4th Centuries began using mercenary troops from among the barbarians, when full-blooded Romans were running short.
  2. A tall handsome woman with a voluptuous figure, Dewhurst is well suited to O'Neill's full-blooded Earth Mother conception of women.
  3. But soon Caruso's full-blooded Italian outpouring had won his severest critics.

News

  1. Sioux elder recovering after double lung transplant

    Raymond New Holy has a new set of lungs and, his friends and family hope, a new lease on life.New Holy, a full-blooded Sioux elder who lives in Strasburg Township, underwent the double lung transplant surgery on Tuesday at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh."The surgery was successful," said h...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

  2. Luzerne man faces child porn charges

    A Luzerne man arrested earlier this month on child pornography charges was hit today with possessing more than 1,700 illegal images, according to police. Michael John Shaw, 38, of 234 Bennett St., who told investigators he was acting like a “full-blooded pedophile” when he molested an 11-year-old boy, was charged with 1,753 new counts of possessing child porn.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Citizens' Voice

Quotes

  1. "Some blamed the bureaucracy for a shameful blunder," Bush said. "Others suspected racism _ Woody was a full-blooded Sioux Indian. Whatever the reason, the first Sioux to ever receive the Medal of Honor died without knowing it was his."
    on Mar 3, 2008 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

  2. "Jay Schulz has got a rib injury, we're not exactly sure of the extent of that," Wallace said after the match. "If you cop a full-blooded knee to the ribs going at the pace these blokes are going at, I think it was Richo (Richardson), so...
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Terry Wallace Source: LIVENEWS.com.au

  3. "I had my first full-blooded throw-downs today and it's coming along," said Kallis. "Hopefully I'll have a bat tomorrow and the next day. I'm pretty confident that I'll be 100 percent fit."
    on Dec 23, 2005 By: Jacques Kallis Source: CNN International

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