proximity of blood
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  • Proximity of blood — Proximity of blood, or closeness in degree of kinship, is one of the ways to determine hereditary succession based on genealogy. It was at loggerheads with primogeniture in numerous medieval succession disputes. Feudal custom accorded quite a… …   Wikipedia

  • Proximity — Prox*im i*ty, n. [L. proximitas: cf. F. proximit[ e] See {Proximate}, and cf. {Propinquity}, {Approach}.] The quality or state of being next in time, place, causation, influence, etc.; immediate nearness, either in place, blood, or alliance.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proximity — n. nearness in space, time, etc. (sat in close proximity to them). Phrases and idioms: proximity fuse an electronic device causing a projectile to explode when near its target. proximity of blood kinship. Etymology: ME f. F proximiteacute or L… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blood guilt — or kin liability is the attribution of responsibility for the alleged transgressions of one s relatives, kin, somewhat related to guilt by association, which is determined by physical or communicative proximity rather than genetic or familial… …   Wikipedia

  • proximity — proximity, propinquity are often used almost interchangeably to denote nearness. Proximity, however, commonly implies simple and often temporary nearness in space; it may be used with reference to either persons or things found in the same… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Blood — Обложка игры Разработчик Monolith Productions Издатель GT Interactive …   Википедия

  • Blood Brothers (comics) — Superherobox| character name=The Blood Brothers caption= The Blood Brothers in battle with Iron Man on the cover of Iron Man #55 (Feb. 1973). Art by Jim Starlin Joe Sinnott. alter ego= species=Roclite publisher=Marvel Comics debut= Iron Man #55… …   Wikipedia

  • proximity — n 1. proximateness, nearness, closeness, nighness, propinquity; approximation, vicinity, vicinage, neighborhood; contiguity, contiguousness, conterminousness, adjacence, adjacency, juxtaposition, apposition. 2. kinship, relationship, relation,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Thomas Blood — Colonel Thomas Blood (1618 – 24 August 1680) was an Irish colonel best known for attempting to steal the Crown Jewels of England from the Tower of London in 1671. Described as a noted bravo and desperado ,[1] he was also implicated in one att …   Wikipedia

  • New Zealand Blood Service — Te Ratonga Toto O Aotearoa Logo of the New Zealand Blood Service …   Wikipedia

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