Examples from the Web for fleam
But, vein or artery, it signified little; no living blood gushed out; only a little watery moisture followed the cut of the fleam.
Taking a fleam from her pocket, she lanced the lump and let it bleed freely.
Immediately the fleam was removed and a jet of blood came forth that was caught and measured in a container.
He fumbled in his pockets as he spoke, and, as chance would it, the “fleam” (or cattle lancet) was somewhere about his dress.
These are enlarged versions of the fleam employed in human bloodletting.