display | more...

Half" blood` (?).

1.

The relation between persons born of the same father or of the same mother, but not of both; as, a brother or sister of the half blood. See Blood, n., 2 and 4.

2.

A person so related to another.

3.

A person whose father and mother are of different races; a half-breed.

In the 2d and 3d senses usually with a hyphen.

 

© Webster 1913.