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bloodshed

noun blood·shed \ˈbləd-ˌshed\

: the killing of people especially in a war

Full Definition of BLOODSHED

1
:  the shedding of blood
2
:  the taking of life :  slaughter
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Examples of BLOODSHED

  1. Years of violence and bloodshed have left much of the country in ruins.

First Known Use of BLOODSHED

15th century

Rhymes with BLOODSHED

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BLOODSHED Defined for Kids

bloodshed

noun blood·shed \ˈbləd-ˌshed\

Definition of BLOODSHED for Kids

:  serious injury or death caused by violence

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