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blood +‎ stick


bloodstick (plural bloodsticks)

  1. (farriery) A piece of hard wood loaded at one end with lead, used to strike the fleam into the vein.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bloodstick in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)