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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bloodshot  \Blood"shot`\,  a.  [Blood  +  shot,  p.  p.  of  shoot  to 
  variegate.] 
  Red  and  inflamed;  suffused  with  blood,  or  having  the  vessels 
  turgid  with  blood,  as  when  the  conjunctiva  is  inflamed  or 
  irritated. 
 
  His  eyes  were  bloodshot,  .  .  .  and  his  hair  disheveled. 
  --Dickens. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bloodshot 
  adj  :  reddened  as  a  result  of  locally  congested  blood  vessels; 
  inflamed;  "bloodshot  eyes" 




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