with bloody hand

with bloody hand

Clearly guilty (as if one has been found with evidence of a crime or misdeed). The squire was found with bloody hand, sir— how do you want to punish him?
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Seeing them with bloody hand prints and people generally messing around is too much.
I fought with bloody hands, I fought with numerous fractures, and sometimes my brain tells me to stop and tells me I've done enough but never in my life have I ever quit.
ITV has broadcast images of a man with bloody hands holding a knife and what appears to be a meat cleaver at the scene of a suspected terrorist attack in Woolwich, south London.
The movie will focus on Palestinian suffering in the Gaza Strip and, as the scriptwriter says, "depict Israel as it is -- with bloody hands, merciless.
With bloody hands, he has to make sure the electrolytes are in supply to keep his muscles from cramping up.
butcher meaning to walk through life with bloody hands,
Discovered with bloody hands and bloody clothing in his vehicle, Bales gave deputies conflicting statements when questioned, authorities said.
Friday with bloody hands and clothing and bragging that he had killed someone, authorities said.
A Lancaster man was in custody Friday after he was found with bloody hands and bloody clothes after bragging that he had killed someone, sheriff's officials said.