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- v. kill violently
- v. lose blood from one's body
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The place, by the by, was very stuffy and oppressive, and the faint halitus of freshly shed blood was in the air.
Sir William Roskill had found traces of recently shed blood under the collar of the disk.
I should think with myself that DAVID shed blood to cover his adultery, and that by the sword of the children of AMMON; a work that could not be done, but by continuance, deliberate contrivance, which was a great aggravation to his sin.
On a point of honour Mirdita can and has shed blood in torrents.
His sin was expiated, -- the curse was gone from him; and in the hour when he had shed blood dearer to him than his own, a prayer, the first for years, went up to Heaven from the lips of Reuben Bourne.