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 for bleeding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bleeding \Bleed"ing\, a.
     Emitting, or appearing to emit, blood or sap, etc.; also,
     expressing anguish or compassion.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bleeding \Bleed"ing\, n.
     A running or issuing of blood, as from the nose or a wound; a
     hemorrhage; the operation of letting blood, as in surgery; a
     drawing or running of sap from a tree or plant.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bleed \Bleed\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Bleeding.] [OE. bleden, AS. bl?dan, fr. bl?d blood; akin to
     Sw. bl["o]da, Dan. bl["o]de, D. bloeden, G. bluten. See
     Blood.]
     1. To emit blood; to lose blood; to run with blood, by
        whatever means; as, the arm bleeds; the wound bled freely;
        to bleed at the nose.
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     2. To withdraw blood from the body; to let blood; as, Dr. A.
        bleeds in fevers.
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     3. To lose or shed one's blood, as in case of a violent death
        or severe wounds; to die by violence. "C[ae]sar must
        bleed." --Shak.
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              The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day. --Pope.
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     4. To issue forth, or drop, as blood from an incision.
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              For me the balm shall bleed.          --Pope.
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     5. To lose sap, gum, or juice; as, a tree or a vine bleeds
        when tapped or wounded.
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     6. To pay or lose money; to have money drawn or extorted; as,
        to bleed freely for a cause. [Colloq.]
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     To make the heart bleed, to cause extreme pain, as from
        sympathy or pity.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bleeding
      n 1: the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel [syn:
           bleeding, hemorrhage, haemorrhage]

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