UK [ˈblʌdˌstɒk] / US [ˈblʌdˌstɑk] noun [uncountable]
horses that are thoroughbred (= belonging to a type considered of very high quality) and are produced for running in races

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  • bloodstock — loodstock n. thoroughbred horses (collectively). [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bloodstock — [blud′stäk΄] n. [? < BLOOD(ED) (adj. 2) + STOCK] Thoroughbred horses collectively …   English World dictionary

  • Bloodstock — infobox music festival music festival name = Bloodstock location = Derby, England years active= 2001 2006 dates = Various Usually September genre = Metal: Bloodstock can also refer to the industry of breeding and trading thoroughbred race horses …   Wikipedia

  • bloodstock — blood|stock [ˈblʌdstɔk US sta:k] n [U] horses that have been bred for racing ▪ a bloodstock auction …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bloodstock — [[t]blʌ̱dstɒk[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu N n Horses that are bred for racing are referred to as bloodstock …   English dictionary

  • bloodstock — noun (U) horses that have been bred for racing: a bloodstock auction …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bloodstock — noun Date: 1830 horses of Thoroughbred breeding …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bloodstock — /blud stok /, n. racehorses of Thoroughbred breeding, taken as a whole. [1820 30; BLOOD + STOCK] * * * …   Universalium

  • bloodstock — noun a) Thoroughbred animals in general, but especially horses. b) The breeding line of a thoroughbred horse or other animal …   Wiktionary

  • bloodstock — n. pure bred racehorses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bloodstock — noun [treated as sing. or plural] thoroughbred horses collectively …   English new terms dictionary

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