Bloodletter

What is Bloodletter?

Bloodletter definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
the act or practice of letting blood by opening a vein; phlebotomy.
bloodshed or slaughter.
bloodbath.
Informal. severe cutbacks or reduction in personnel, appropriations, etc.: The company went through a period of bloodletting in the 1970s.

 

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