blood-letting


blood-letting
blood-letting (n.) also bloodletting, early 13c., blod letunge, from BLOOD (Cf. blood) + LET (Cf. let) (v.). Hyphenated from 17c., one word from mid-19c. Old English had blodlæte "blood-letting."

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