Blood–bath



a ruthless slaughter of a great number of people; massacre.
Informal. a period of disastrous loss or reversal:
A few mutual funds performed well in the general bloodbath of the stock market.
a widespread dismissal or purge, as of employees.
Contemporary Examples

Obama Is the New Reagan Jeffrey Hart November 3, 2008
Obama Is the New Reagan Jeffrey Hart November 3, 2008

Historical Examples

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The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II. John Lothrop Motley
The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II. John Lothrop Motley
Capitals of the Northlands Ian C. Hannah

noun
indiscriminate slaughter; a massacre

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