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n. (plural of blooding English)

Usage examples of "bloodings".

Broken teeth, broken heads and bloodings were common, as was death, by accident or on purpose if things got out of hand and tempers flared.

Though he must have been a fearsome sight himself with his batterings, torn clothes, bloodings, and doubtless wild eyes, she did not shrink from him.

The swords had been used over the centuries for sixty-three bloodings and thirty-one killsA total of ninety-four duels-no, make that ninety-fiveHe had forgotten to include the latest duel, the one that im-mediately preceded this contract.