one's flesh and blood


one's flesh and blood

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  • one's flesh and blood — one s (own) flesh and blood a near relative or one s close family he felt as much for that girl as if she had been his own flesh and blood …   Useful english dictionary

  • one's flesh and blood — a close relative. → flesh …   English new terms dictionary

  • one's own flesh and blood — one s flesh and blood how can you deny your own flesh and blood? Syn: family, relative(s), relation(s), blood relation(s), kin, kinsfolk, kinsman, kinsmen, kinswoman, kinswomen, kindred, nearest and dearest, people; informal folks …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • flesh and blood — {n.} 1. A close relative (as a father, daughter, brother); close relatives. Used in the phrase one s own flesh and blood . * /Such an answer from her and she s my own flesh and blood, too!/ 2. The appearance of being real or alive. * /The author… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flesh and blood — {n.} 1. A close relative (as a father, daughter, brother); close relatives. Used in the phrase one s own flesh and blood . * /Such an answer from her and she s my own flesh and blood, too!/ 2. The appearance of being real or alive. * /The author… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Flesh and blood — Blood Blood (bl[u^]d), n. [OE. blod, blood, AS. bl[=o]d; akin to D. bloed, OHG. bluot, G. blut, Goth. bl[=o][thorn], Icel. bl[=o][eth], Sw. & Dan. blod; prob. fr. the same root as E. blow to bloom. See {Blow} to bloom.] 1. The fluid which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flesh and blood — Flesh Flesh (fl[e^]sh), n. [OE. flesch, flesc, AS. fl[=ae]sc; akin to OFries. fl[=a]sk, D. vleesch, OS. fl[=e]sk, OHG. fleisc, G. fleisch, Icel. & Dan. flesk lard, bacon, pork, Sw. fl[ a]sk.] 1. The aggregate of the muscles, fat, and other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flesh and blood — flesh′ and blood′ n. 1) offspring or relatives: one s own flesh and blood[/ex] 2) the human body or nature: more than flesh and blood can endure[/ex] 3) substance: The concept lacks flesh and blood[/ex] • Etymology: 1200–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • flesh and blood — n. the human body, esp. as subject to its natural limitations one s (own) flesh and blood one s close relatives …   English World dictionary

  • one's own flesh and blood — One s own relations • • • Main Entry: ↑flesh …   Useful english dictionary