Sentence Examples


  • "Sangria" means "bloodletting" in Spanish, which may be a reference to the rich red color of the drink.
  • The "house for bloodletting and purging" adjoins it on the west (U).
  • Certainly some of the medical practices of the ancient world, such as bloodletting and the use of leeches, seem to us at least misguided and at worst, barbaric.
  • He gained great credit when the yellow fever devastated Philadelphia, in 1793, by his assiduity in visiting the sick, and by his bold and apparently successful treatment of the disease by bloodletting.