Main definitions of blood-staunching in English

: blood-staunching1blood-staunching2

blood-staunching1

(US blood-stanching)

noun

  • The action or practice of staunching bleeding, especially (in later use) by supernatural means.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Copland (fl. 1505–1547), translator and printer. From blood + stanching.

Pronunciation

blood-staunching

/ˈblʌdˌstɔːn(t)ʃɪŋ/

Main definitions of blood-staunching in English

: blood-staunching1blood-staunching2

blood-staunching2

(US blood-stanching)

adjective

  • That staunches (or is reputed to staunch) bleeding.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From blood + stanching.

Pronunciation

blood-staunching

/blʌdˌstɔːn(t)ʃɪŋ/