bleed dry

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

bleed dry (third-person singular simple present bleeds dry, present participle bleeding dry, simple past and past participle bled dry)

  1. (transitive) Of a slaughtered animal, to wait until all its blood has drained off.
    Slaugthered livestock is usually bled dry prior to butchering.
  2. (transitive, figuratively, informal) To bleed white.

Translations[edit]