bay for blood(redirected from have bayed for blood)
bay for blood
To demand punishment or retribution for a person or group, especially in a ferocious or zealous manner. My co-workers have been baying for blood ever since they found out that I lied about my credentials on my résumé. Protesters immediately bayed for blood when it was revealed that the governor had been aware of the cover-up from the start.
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bay for blooddemand punishment or retribution.
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