Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Passive oozing of blood-tinged fluid from the cut surface of raw flesh.

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  • noun the bleeding on the corpse of, especially a murder victim, which was superstitiously believed to occur spontaneously in the presence of the murderer

Etymologies

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From Latin cruentatio ("bleeding")

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