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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Blood \Blood\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Blooded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blooding}.]

1. To bleed. [Obs.] --Cowper.

2. To stain, smear or wet, with blood. [Archaic]

Reach out their spears afar, And blood their points. --Dryden.

3. To give (hounds or soldiers) a first taste or sight of blood, as in hunting or war.

It was most important too that his troops should be blooded. --Macaulay.

4. To heat the blood of; to exasperate. [Obs.]

The auxiliary forces of the French and English were much blooded one against another. --Bacon.

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