or blood bath
- a ruthless slaughter of a great number of people; massacre.
- Informal. a period of disastrous loss or reversal: A few mutual funds performed well in the general bloodbath of the stock market.
- a widespread dismissal or purge, as of employees.
Origin of bloodbath
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- indiscriminate slaughter; a massacre