Bloodstick

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bloodstick (Far) A piece of hard wood loaded at one end with lead, and used to strike the fleam into the vein.
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Usage

In literature:

To force the fleam into the vein, one employed a bloodstick, a stick 35-38 cm long and 2 cm in diameter.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
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