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Definition of "shed blood" [shed blood]

  • Kill violently (verb)
  • Lose blood from one's body (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "shed blood" in a sentence
  • "The place, by the by, was very stuffy and oppressive, and the faint halitus of freshly shed blood was in the air."
  • "His sin was expiated, -- the curse was gone from him; and in the hour when he had shed blood dearer to him than his own, a prayer, the first for years, went up to Heaven from the lips of Reuben Bourne."
  • "Sir William Roskill had found traces of recently shed blood under the collar of the disk."
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