steeped in blood definition, meaning - what is steeped in blood in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “steeped in blood”

See all translations

steeped in blood

literary
used to describe a place where many people have died in a violent way, or a person responsible for the deaths of many people: The castle's history is steeped in blood.
Translations of “steeped in blood”
in Chinese (Traditional) (地方)浸滿鮮血的, (人)雙手沾滿鮮血的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (地方)浸满鲜血的, (人)双手沾满鲜血的…
(Definition of steeped in blood from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More