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bleeding


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bleed  \Bleed\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bleeding}.]  [OE.  bleden,  AS  bl?dan,  fr  bl?d  blood;  akin  to 
  Sw  bl["o]da,  Dan.  bl["o]de,  D.  bloeden  G.  bluten  See 
  {Blood}.] 
  1.  To  emit  blood;  to  lose  blood;  to  run  with  blood,  by 
  whatever  means  as  the  arm  bleeds;  the  wound  bled  freely; 
  to  bleed  at  the  nose. 
 
  2.  To  withdraw  blood  from  the  body;  to  let  blood;  as  Dr  A. 
  bleeds  in  fevers. 
 
  3.  To  lose  or  shed  one's  blood,  as  in  case  of  a  violent  death 
  or  severe  wounds;  to  die  by  violence.  ``C[ae]sar  must 
  bleed.''  --Shak. 
 
  The  lamb  thy  riot  dooms  to  bleed  to-day.  --Pope. 
 
  4.  To  issue  forth,  or  drop,  as  blood  from  an  incision. 
 
  For  me  the  balm  shall  bleed.  --Pope. 
 
  5.  To  lose  sap,  gum,  or  juice;  as  a  tree  or  a  vine  bleeds 
  when  tapped  or  wounded. 
 
  6.  To  pay  or  lose  money;  to  have  money  drawn  or  extorted;  as 
  to  bleed  freely  for  a  cause  [Colloq.] 
 
  {To  make  the  heart  bleed},  to  cause  extreme  pain,  as  from 
  sympathy  or  pity. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bleeding  \Bleed"ing\,  a. 
  Emitting,  or  appearing  to  emit,  blood  or  sap,  etc.;  also 
  expressing  anguish  or  compassion. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bleeding  \Bleed"ing\,  n. 
  A  running  or  issuing  of  blood,  as  from  the  nose  or  a  wound;  a 
  hemorrhage;  the  operation  of  letting  blood,  as  in  surgery;  a 
  drawing  or  running  of  sap  from  a  tree  or  plant. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bleeding 
  adj  :  emitting  or  as  if  emitting  blood;  "his  bleeding  wounds"; 
  "bleeding  heart"  [syn:  {bleeding(a)}] 
  n  :  flow  of  blood  from  ruptured  blood  vessels  [syn:  {hemorrhage}, 
  {haemorrhage}] 




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