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first blood

n. 1 The winning situation in a duel in which the first one to draw blood from the other wins. 2 The first damage or reverse inflicted on an opponent in a conflict.

First Blood (band)

First Blood is an American metalcore band from San Francisco, California, formed in 2002. Their Trustkill Records debut album, released in 2006 is titled Killafornia. In 2010 they released Silence Is Betryal on Bullet Tooth Records.

First Blood (novel)

First Blood is a 1972 novel by David Morrell which was adapted into the 1982 film starring Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo.

First Blood (disambiguation)

First Blood may refer to:

First Blood (Psychopomps album)

First Blood is a compilation album by the Danish industrial band Psychopomps. It features some of the band's best work as well as earlier recorded version of some songs.

First Blood (short story)

"First Blood" is a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald published in April 1930 in the Saturday Evening Post. It was later collected in the collection Taps at Reveille.

First Blood (Nobunny album)

First Blood is Nobunny's second full-length album, released on September 21, 2010 on Goner Records. All songs written by Justin Champlin. Drummer and guitarist Jason "Elvis Christ" Testasecca mixed the album. The album's quality production is a departure from the lo-fi, home recording of Nobunny's debut LP Love Visions. First Blood is a continuation of Love Visions' themes of sexual desire, loneliness, and carpe diem.

First Blood (Wentworth)

"First Blood" is the is the thirty-fifth episode of the Australian drama series Wentworth. It is also the first episode of the show's fourth season, and was broadcast on 10 May 2016. The episode's story begins four months after the events of the previous episode, "Blood and Fire". "First Blood" saw the introduction of Kate Jenkinson's character Allie Novak, former prison Governor Joan ( Pamela Rabe) returning as an inmate and the beginning of a rivalry between centric character Bea Smith ( Danielle Cormack) and Kaz Proctor ( Tammy Macintosh). The episode also includes scenes set outside the prison, which follow Franky Doyle ( Nicole da Silva), a former inmate who is released on parole. It was the first episode of the show to be filmed at a new rebuilt set. It has received generally positive reviews from television critics. Reviews regarding scenes in which Joan is incarcerated in a glass-walled cell were less favourable.

Usage examples of "first blood".

I told Bianca how they had come to be the very first blood drinkers thousands of years ago in Egypt, and that now they no longer hungered for blood or even so much as spoke or moved.

Not much of a prize, the man thought, but first blood was first blood.

Jonacin drew first blood, a narrow cut appearing on Shadak's chest.