The shedding or spilling of blood slaughter the work of shedding human being bloodstream or using life such as war riot or murder
- indiscriminate slaughter
- the shedding of bloodstream causing murder
- The shedding or spilling of blood; slaughter; the act of shedding personal bloodstream, or taking life, such as war, riot, or murder.
in addition blood-shed, c.1500, "the shedding of (one's) blood," from spoken phrase (attested in belated Old English), from blood (n.) + shed (v.). The sense of "slaughter" is much older (early 13c., suggested in bloodshedding).
(letter.) The shedding or spilling of blood; slaughter; the act of losing peoples blood, or using life, like in war, riot, or murder.
The Afghans, inured to bloodshed from childhood, are familiar with death, and audacious in attack, but easily discouraged by failure; excessively turbulent and unsubmissive to law or discipline; apparently frank and affable in manner, especially when they hope to gain some object, but capable of the grossest brutality when that hope ceases.