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BLOODY MARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Bloody Mary mean? 

BLOODY MARY (noun)
  The noun BLOODY MARY has 2 senses:

1. 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)
2. a cocktail made with vodka and spicy tomato juice

  Familiarity information: BLOODY MARY used as a noun is rare.


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BLOODY MARY (noun)


Sense 1Bloody Mary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Bloody Mary; Mary I; Mary Tudor

Instance hypernyms:

Queen of England (the sovereign ruler of England)

Holonyms ("Bloody Mary" is a member of...):

House of Tudor; Tudor (an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603))


Sense 2Bloody Mary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A cocktail made with vodka and spicy tomato juice

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("Bloody Mary" is a kind of...):

cocktail (a short mixed drink)

Meronyms (substance of "Bloody Mary"):

vodka (unaged colorless liquor originating in Russia)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Bloody Mary"):

bloody shame; Virgin Mary (a Bloody Mary made without alcohol)


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