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Christian Church. Christ's shedding of his own blood for the salvation of mankind.
Middle English; earliest use found in Ancrene Riwle. From blood + shedding, after to shed blood.
That sheds blood; that involves the shedding of blood; that causes death by bloodshed, murderous.
Mid 16th century. From blood + shedding, after bloodshed and to shed blood.
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