Definition of blood-stopper in English:

blood-stopper

noun

  • 1A substance, device, etc., which stops bleeding.

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

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in The Gentleman's Magazine. From blood + stopper.

Pronunciation

blood-stopper

/ˈblʌdˌstɒpə/