Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of spilling or shedding blood; bloodshedding.
“In Judea," notes Anne Wroe in her biography, "Pilate possessed every kind of blood-spilling power.”
“As the blood-spilling ceremony began – organizers say it represents the protesters 'devotion to Thailand's future – a number of people hurled the bags of blood at Mr. Abhisit's house, with two of them landing on the roof, until other demonstrators urged them to stop.”
“The red-shirts, as they are known, initially planned to repeat symbolic blood-spilling ceremonies they performed on Tuesday at the main government complex and at the headquarters of Mr. Abhisit's Democrat Party.”
“As the blood-spilling ceremony began, a number of people hurled bags of blood at the house, with two landing on the roof, until other demonstrators urged them to stop.”
“But in a universe where almost all CGI-laden, blood-spilling tentpole movies are aimed at ensnaring the teenage male, there's something to be said for a series of films aimed squarely? and successfully? at teenage girls.”
“As the blood-spilling ceremony began, a number of people hurled the bags of blood at the house, with two landing on the roof, until other demonstrators urged them to stop.”
“Mr. Abhisit said Thursday that the blood-spilling antics tested the limits of the law — and were testing his patience.”
“A collection of swashbuckling blood-spilling blade-wielding mayhem, the best of which are the three Dark Agnes stories to begin with.”
“The blood-spilling of the past week - and the rock-solid resistance to it - should lead us to a new political cry.”
“The worldwide peace organization spotlights the dangers of militarism and weapons of mass destruction through symbolic acts like their blood-spilling on the N-8 missile site.”
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