(Med.) The act or practice of drawing blood from a vein for use in a transfusion, diagnosis, etc.
(Obs.) Dead bodies, esp. on a battlefield
The killing of animals especially for food.
A hunt performed in this manner.
A disastrous effort, an atrocious failure.
The slaughter of a large number of animals.
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
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