blood-letting


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blood-letting

(ˈblʌdˌlɛtɪŋ)
n
1. (Medicine) the therapeutic removal of blood, as in relieving congestive heart failure. See also phlebotomy
2. bloodshed, esp in a blood feud
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blood-letting

[ˈblʌdˌlɛtɪŋ] n (fig) → spargimento di sangue (Med) → salasso
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I cannot, however, leave this country without giving an account of their manner of blood-letting, which I was led to the knowledge of by a violent fever, which threatened to put an end to my life and travels together.
"Blood-letting is ofttimes recommended of the leeches," replied Tuck.
He recovered, rallied, relapsed again, having undergone such a process of blood-letting and calomel as showed the strength of his original constitution.
The trembling clown replied that as he lived and by the oath he had sworn (though he had not sworn any) it was not so much; for there were to be taken into account and deducted three pairs of shoes he had given him, and a real for two blood-lettings when he was sick.
"All that is very well," said Don Quixote; "but let the shoes and the blood-lettings stand as a setoff against the blows you have given him without any cause; for if he spoiled the leather of the shoes you paid for, you have damaged that of his body, and if the barber took blood from him when he was sick, you have drawn it when he was sound; so on that score he owes you nothing."
'Nangyari noon na-charge na namin yung police na involved pero pina-pa-imbestigahan ko ulit kahit gumugulong na yung kaso dahil gusto kong alamin kung sino yung nakabaril nung bata at paano nabaril kaya pinapaulit ko yung imbestigasyon,' Triambulo told reporters in a blood-letting event in Camp Crame, Quezon City.
Farnazo requested division offices and public schools to intensify the conduct of the 'Dugong Guro' program, a blood-letting among public school teachers and non-teaching personnel.
But even with the regular blood-letting activities we still have to continue to recruit voluntary blood donors and generate public awareness on the need for safe blood and blood products, Dr.
We commend them, especially the counter-terrorism strategists, for substantially reducing blood-letting by terrorists in the country.
He said the order would further endanger the lives of Nigerians who were already exposed to 'unrestrained murderous and blood-letting activities of marauders, herdsmen, terrorists, armed robbers and kidnappers.'
The government then lost two seats and its single-seat majority as the blood-letting continued.
Screenwriter Frank Baldwin transplants the stylised blood-letting from snow-laden Scandinavia to the ski slopes of a fictional Colorado town, where white powder on the ground could be trafficked cocaine.