The "house for bloodletting and purging" adjoins it on the west (U).
Certainly some of the medical practices of the ancient world, such as bloodletting and the use of leeches, seem to us at least misguided and at worst, barbaric.
"Sangria" means "bloodletting" in Spanish, which may be a reference to the rich red color of the drink.
They believe Iraq will be riven by ethnic bloodletting, mob violence and mass looting.
And all the signs are that the party's warring factions are gearing up for another round of internal bloodletting.
As the film gets increasingly violent and intense, the director maintains a dry, sardonic tone that makes the gruesome bloodletting almost comical.
Apparently the historic Calvia dinner transpired without bloodletting, or at least no mayhem was reported by Cynthia after her lengthy conversation ended.
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