Definition of Bloody mary

1. Noun. Daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon who was Queen of England from 1553 to 1558; she was the wife of Philip II of Spain and when she restored Roman Catholicism to England many Protestants were burned at the stake as heretics (1516-1558).

Exact synonyms: Mary I, Mary Tudor
Group relationships: House Of Tudor, Tudor
Generic synonyms: Queen Of England



2. Noun. A cocktail made with vodka and spicy tomato juice.
Terms within: Vodka
Generic synonyms: Cocktail
Specialized synonyms: Bloody Shame, Virgin Mary

Definition of Bloody mary

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of bloody mary) ¹

2. Proper noun. Mary I of England ¹

3. Proper noun. (context folklore) A ghost or witch said to appear in a mirror if her name is chanted repeatedly. ¹

4. Noun. A cocktail made from vodka, tomato juice, and usually other spices or flavorings, such as Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, beef consommé or bouillon, horseradish, celery or celery salt, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and lemon juice. Without alcohol is referred to as a Virgin Mary. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bloody Mary

Bloch
Bloch's reaction
Bloch-Sulzberger disease
Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome
Blochian
Blocq's disease
Bloemfontein
Blogistan
Blok
Blood
Blood in the Water
Bloodless Revolution
Bloods
Bloody Caesar
Bloody Caesars
Bloody Mary
Bloody Marys
Bloody Sunday
Bloom
Bloom syndrome
Bloomeria
Bloomeria crocea
Bloomerism
Bloomfield
Bloomfieldian
Bloomfieldians
Bloomian
Bloomington
Bloomsbury

Literary usage of Bloody mary

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1. The Story of Spain by Edward Everett Hale, Susan Hale (1886)
"Philip's second marriage was with Mary Queen of England, commonly called " Bloody Mary." The match, on his side, was a matter of expediency, and on hers as ..."

2. Spain by Edward Everett Hale, Susan Hale (1907)
"Philip's second marriage was with Mary Queen of England, commonly called " Bloody Mary." The match, on his side, was a matter of expediency, and on hers as ..."

3. History of the Westminster Assembly of Divines by William Maxwell Hetherington, Thomas M'Crie (1843)
"... evon the outlines of the fierce persecution which characterized the reign of a queen so well known by the fearfully emphatic title of "The bloody mary. ..."

4. Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson by Henry Reed (1867)
"Landor's sonnet—Sternhold and Hopkins—Bishop Latimer—Goodwin Sands and Tenterden Steeple—" bloody mary"—-Sackville— "The Mirror of Magistrates"—His ..."

5. Women of History: The Lives of Women who in All Ages, All Lands and in All by Willis John Abbot (1913)
"But she will instantly recall "bloody mary." So immortality is often conferred by an epithet, sometimes undeserved. Mary Tudor, whose name has been handed ..."

6. The Hand of God in History, Or, Divine Providence Historically Illustrated by Hollis Read (1849)
"Expulsion of the Moors from Spain. Transfer of India to Protestant hands. Philip II. and Holland. Spanish invincible Armada. The bloody Mary of England. ..."

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