Middle English Dictionary Entry

sanguin(e n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) A blood-red color; also, rosy hue [last quot.]; (b) a rich cloth of a blood-red color; also, a piece of such cloth; (c) one of the four humors, blood; also, the complexion, or temperament, dominated by blood; also person.; (d) a swelling or an inflammation caused by the humor blood; (e) a person dominated by a sanguine complexion; -- also coll.; (f) ?milfoil, yarrow; ?error for sanguinari(e n.

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Note: Med., etc., see further J.Norri, Dictionary of Medical Vocabulary, s.v. sanguine.