bleed dry

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

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

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