Definition of bloodshed:
- attack (part of speech: noun)
- warfare (part of speech: noun)
One is constantly hearing the opinion expressed, both by members of the Cabinet and other friends of the President, who enjoy his confidence, that neither of the belligerent parties will now be able to achieve a decisive victory, and that further bloodshed is therefore useless.- "My Three Years in America", Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff.
- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
These were the scenes to which the women of Rome grew accustomed, with the result that, for the evil- disposed, bloodshed was no more than a pastime, while for the better- natured it at least enabled them to look upon their own death with diminished terror.- "Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain.