Definition of blood-stauncher in English:

blood-stauncher

(also blood-stancher)

noun

  • 1A substance, device, etc., which staunches (or is reputed to staunch) bleeding.

  • 2A person believed to have the power or ability to staunch bleeding by supernatural means.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Daniel Turner (1667–1741), surgeon and physician. From blood + stancher.

Pronunciation

blood-stauncher

/ˈblʌdˌstɔːn(t)ʃə/