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bloodshed

[ bluhd-shed ]
/ ˈblʌdˌʃɛd /
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noun

destruction of life, as in war or murder; slaughter.
the shedding of blood by injury, wound, etc.

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Also blood·shed·ding [bluhd-shed-ing] /ˈblʌdˌʃɛd ɪŋ/ .

Origin of bloodshed

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British Dictionary definitions for bloodshed

bloodshed
/ (ˈblʌdˌʃɛd) /

noun

slaughter; killing
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