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Blood Money

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Money paid to a person for giving such evidence as shall lead to the conviction of another; money paid to the next of km to induce him to forego his “right” of seeking blood for blood; money paid to a person for betraying another, as Judas was paid blood-money for showing the band the place where Jesus might be found.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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