English Revolution. the events of 1688–89 by which James II was expelled and the sovereignty conferred on William and Mary. noun the Bloodless Revolution, another name for Glorious Revolution
the act or practice of letting blood by opening a vein; phlebotomy. bloodshed or slaughter. bloodbath. Informal. severe cutbacks or reduction in personnel, appropriations, etc.: The company went through a period of bloodletting in the 1970s. blood’let’ter n.
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noun the breeding and training of racehorses