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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bloody Hand.
 
A man whose hand was bloody, and was therefore presumed to be the person guilty of killing the deer shot or otherwise slain. (Cf. RED HAND.) Also the badge of a baronet.   1
 


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