Origin of bloodletting
Related formsblood·let·ter, noun
Examples from the Web for blood-letting
It is surely preferable to blood-letting in the guise of ideologically-guided nation-building.
In fact the Abrahamic sacrifice had nothing to do with the physical act of blood-letting.
The man of art then entered into a learned disquisition on pathology and the healthful practice of blood-letting.The Mystery and Romance of Alchemy and Pharmacy|Charles John Samuel Thompson
With regard to blood-letting the various orders had different customs.English Villages|P. H. Ditchfield
The immediate effect of Blood-letting is mechanical; that of Antimony, nervous; that of Mercury, hmatic.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
The following account was given to me of the blood-letting to which I had been subjected.Niels Klim's journey under the ground|Baron Ludvig Holberg
It was a strange smile—of joy, in the risking glory of the old life—the glory of blood-letting, of killing, of death.The Bishop of Cottontown|John Trotwood Moore