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Re: Raven's-blooded

Posted by Patty on May 20, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Raven's-blooded posted by TheFallen on May 20, 2003

: : Hi. This posting got lost in the recent transition from the former phrase forum.

: : Can anyone tell me what the meaning of the phrase "raven's blood" or "raven's-blooded" (adj) is? I have run across it in the writing of British authors whose work was published in the last 30 years. Thanks.
: : - Patty

: Any chance of a quotation, some context or even just an author's name? I don't think that it's a stock phrase and therefore will only make sense when viewed in the light of whatever premise the various authors have set up in advance - but I may be wrong.

I wish I could quote directly and accurately, but I can't. From context as I remember it, though, it seemed to be relating to some archaic religious sensibilities of the British Isles. Paganism, Wicca?