"blood-money" Definition

  1. the money that used to be paid to any one who by information or evidence led to a conviction for a capital offence. Nowadays applied to all sums received by informers.

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Position in the dictionary: 233 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: blood-red fancy, bloody, bloody jemmy, blow, blow a cloud, blow me, blow out, blow up, blowen, blower
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