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Engelsk navneord: bloodletting

1. bloodletting (om handling) formerly used as a treatment to reduce excess blood (one of the four humors of medieval medicine)


Mindre specifikke termermedical aid, medical care


Mere specifikke termercupping, phlebotomy, venesection


Overordnet emneområdeDark Ages, medical specialty, medicine, Middle Ages

2. bloodletting (om handling) indiscriminate slaughter


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA bloodbath took place when the leaders of the plot surrendered.
Ten days after the bloodletting Hitler gave the action its name.
The valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder.
A huge prison battue was ordered.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)battue, bloodbath, bloodshed


Mindre specifikke termerbutchery, carnage, mass murder, massacre, slaughter









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