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bloodshot

[bluhd-shot] /ˈblʌdˌʃɒt/
adjective
1.
(of the eyes) red because of dilated blood vessels.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; apocopated variant of blood-shotten. See blood, shotten
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British Dictionary definitions for blood shot

bloodshot

/ˈblʌdˌʃɒt/
adjective
1.
(of an eye) inflamed
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Word Origin and History for blood shot

bloodshot

adj.

also blood-shot, 1550s, short for bloodshotten (c.1500), from blood (n.) + old past participle of shoot.

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blood shot in Medicine

bloodshot blood·shot (blŭd'shŏt')
adj.
Red and inflamed as a result of locally congested blood vessels, as of the eyes.

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