Sentence Examples


  • I know bloodshed isn't your thing.
  • The condemnation of Jehu's bloodshed (Hos.
  • Bloodshed could only be atoned by blood-money or by shedding the blood of the offender or of his family.
  • His most severe measures were taken in cold blood, as part of his general policy; but his natural disposition was averse to unnecessary bloodshed or cruelty.
  • In 1353 the king took the borough of York into his own hands, "to avoid any risk of disturbance and possible great bloodshed such as has arisen before these times," and finally in the same year an agreement was brought about by Archbishop Thoresby that the whole of Bootham should be considered a suburb of York except the street called St Marygate, which should be in the jurisdiction of the abbey.