頸血

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Chinese[edit]

neck blood; blood
trad. (頸血)
simp. (颈血)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

頸血

  1. (archaic) the blood of one's severed neck (after one's head has been chopped off for showing defiance); to be ready and willing to die (for what one believes in)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The use of this term implied that one was ready and willing to die for what one believed in