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Definition of the noun bloodline

What does bloodline mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: bloodlines

  1. the descendants of one individual
  2. ancestry of a purebred animal

Alternative definition of the noun bloodline


  1. The abstract link between a person and their ancestors.
  2. The pedigree of an animal.


  1. "Bloodline" a.k.a. "Hush" is a 1998 American thriller starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Johnathon Schaech, and Jessica Lange.
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  2. "Bloodline" is a thriller film picture released in 1979. Based upon the novel Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon, it was produced by Paramount Pictures and directed by Terence Young with music by Ennio Morricone. The film was also released under the title Sidney Sheldon's Bloodline. It was the only R-rated film to star Audrey Hepburn.
  3. "Bloodline" is a 2008 documentary film by Bruce Burgess, a filmmaker with an interest in paranormal claims, focused on the "Jesus bloodline" hypothesis and other elements of the book The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail.
  4. "Bloodline" is a feature film written, produced and directed by Matt Thompson starring Thompson himself, in addition to Kimberly Alexander and Jesse Kristofferson. It follows his debut long feature Listen to Your Heart and is shot mainly on location in El Dorado, Placer and Sacramento counties.
  5. "Bloodline" is a film, directed by Keith Coulouris.
  6. "Bloodline" is a 2011 horror film directed by Edo Tagliavini.
    • country: Italy
    • language: Italian Language
    • genre: Horror
    • released on
  7. "Bloodline" is a film, directed by John Ewing III.
    • genre: Documentary film
    • released in (9 years ago)


  1. "Bloodline" is a 1977 novel by Sidney Sheldon.
    • also known as A Herdeira, Lazos De Sangre
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Thriller, Fiction
    • subject: Adventure
    • released in (38 years ago)
  2. "Bloodline" is a 2005 novel written by Kate Cary. It is an unofficial sequel to Bram Stoker's Dracula. Like the original novel, Bloodline is an epistolary novel written entirely in letters, diary entries and news articles. A second novel, titled Bloodline: Reckoning was later released.
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Horror, Fiction, Children's literature, Speculative fiction, Gothic fiction, Horror fiction
    • subjects: Europe, Vampire
    • copyright: 2005-08
    • released on (8 years ago)
  3. "Bloodline" is the eleventh volume in a series of Repairman Jack books written by American author F. Paul Wilson. The book was first published by Gauntlet Press in a signed limited first edition and later as a trade hardcover from Forge.
    • also known as "Bloodline (Repairman Jack Novels)"
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Thriller, Science Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Speculative fiction, Mystery, Suspense
    • copyright: 2007-04-15
    • released in (8 years ago)
  4. "Bloodline" is a 2012 book written by James Rollins.
  5. "Bloodline" is a Mary Higgins Clark Award winning book.
    • also known as Bloodline: A Natasha Blake Ancestor Detective Mystery
    • language: English Language
    • author: Fiona Mountain
    • released in (11 years ago)
    • award:

There are many other writings with this title.


  1. "Bloodline" is the second Recoil studio album, released April 14, 1992. It was recorded at Konk Studio, in London, during sessions that lasted from January to March 1991, being mixed late that same year. The album was produced by Alan Wilder, engineered by Steve Lyon, and assisted by Dave Eringa.
    • genre: Electronica
    • released on (22 years ago)
  2. "Bloodline" is the 31st album by American singer/guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 1976.
  3. "Bloodline" is the second album by Cleveland, Ohio-based R&B group LeVert, and their first album for Atlantic Records. Released in 1986, this album reached number eight on the Billboard R&B Albums chart.
  4. "Bloodline" is a composition.
  5. "Bloodline" is a musical album of Svartsyn.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  6. "Bloodline" is a musical album of Tardy Brothers.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  7. "Bloodline" is a composition.
  8. "Bloodline" is a musical album of Echoes the Fall.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  9. "Bloodline" is a musical album of Perzonal War.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  10. "Bloodline" is a musical album of Liquid Sky.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  11. "Bloodline" is a musical album of Bloodline.
    • released in (21 years ago)
  12. "Bloodline" is a musical single of Monkey Swallows the Universe.
  13. "Bloodline" is a musical album of Pathogen.
  14. "Bloodline" is a composition.


  1. Bloodline was an American blues rock band composed of the sons of several well-known rock musicians. It was also guitarist Joe Bonamassa's first band.
  2. Bloodline is a musical group.
    • members:
    • albums: "One Thousand Screams", "Can't Rest on the Times"
  3. Bloodline is a horrorcore group.
    • album: "Let the Blood Spill"

There are other groups with in their name, like NJ Bloodline.


Bloodline is a record label.


Bloodline is a thriller-drama television series that is slated to debut in March 2015 on Netflix. The series was created by Damages co-creators Todd A.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Bloodline

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Google previewBeyond Deceptions Myths and Lies (2008)

by Soyinka I. Ogunbusola

The African bloodline is an essential part of which we are; it defines us as a people, not only physically, but spiritually.

Google previewUnderstanding Thomas Bernhard (1991)

by Stephen D. Dowden

Its bloodline is that of Austria itself. The situation ...

Google previewFeminism and Islamic Fundamentalism (1999)

The Limits of Postmodern Analysis by Hiadeh Moghissi

looks with disfavour on 'illegitimate' children, the importance of ensuring physical paternity and an unconfused bloodline is an important reason for the surveillance of women's moral conduct. Yet it is Muslim men's explicit and implicit fear of ...

Google previewThe Million Word Crossword Dictionary (2010)

by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark

white 6 chalky, pallid, sallow, unkind 8 unlively 9 albescent, colorless, impassive, unfeeling 10 insensible, spiritless bloodline: 5 roots 9 forebears, genealogy Bloodline author: Sidney Sheldon Blood of Abraham, The author:6 Carter Blood of ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Daily Life in America [4 volumes] (2008)

by Randall M. Miller Ph.D.

Although almost all horse racing experts chart the bloodline of thoroughbreds to one of the foundation sires, the concept is somewhat artificial. Hundreds of Arabians, Barbs (from the Barbary States), Turks, and other stallions were brought into ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Problems (2008)

by Vincent N. Parrillo

In other countries, such as Japan, citizenship is based on jus sanguinis ( bloodline) rather than birth. Subsequently, only those with biological Japanese parents or ancestors may automatically receive Japanese citizenship. In contrast to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena (2007)

by J Gordon Melton

Bloodline of the Holy Grail. Glouces- ter, MA: Fair Winds Press, 2002. Introvigne, Massimo.

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Quotes about Bloodline

There is not enough magic in a bloodline to forge an instant, irrevocable bond. (James Earl Jones)
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The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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