Last modified on 23 May 2014, at 01:14

bloodlet

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English blodleten, from Old English blōdlǣtan (to let blood, bleed), equivalent to blood +‎ let. Cognate with German Blutlassen (bloodletting), Icelandic blóðlátinn (bled, past participle).

VerbEdit

bloodlet (third-person singular simple present bloodlets, present participle bloodletting, simple past and past participle bloodlet)

  1. (intransitive) To bleed; let blood; phlebotomise.

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