Recent Examples of bloodletting from the Web
Ayers proposes a midterm bloodletting within the Republican party for that?
Liberals voiced disbelief that such bloodletting, this time at a country music festival, had happened yet again.
Indeed, a strong seven-year Treasury auction on Thursday suggests the bloodletting in bonds may be poised to abate for now.
The surge of refugees – many sick or wounded – has strained the resources of aid agencies already helping hundreds of thousands from previous spasms of bloodletting in Myanmar.
This is right up there with outdated therapies—like bloodletting.
The bloodletting was executed just days before the scheduled start of practices for the 2017-18 season.
The harshness of the attacks has the feel of a bloodletting better suited for politicians like Texas Sens.
Of course, mass shootings are just one part of the national bloodletting, the sacrifice for freedom.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'bloodletting.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of bloodletting
BLOODLETTING Defined for English Language Learners
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up bloodletting? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).