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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Blood.
 
A buck, an aristocratic rowdy. A term taken from blood horses.   1
        “A blood or dandy about town.”—Thackeray: Vanity Fair, chap. x. p. 49.
 


 Blockhead.Blood. 

 
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