nosebleed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nosebleed bleeding from the nose
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Nosebleed A bleeding at the nose.
    • Nosebleed (Bot) The yarrow. See Yarrow.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nosebleed A hemorrhage or bleeding at the nose; epistaxis.
    • n nosebleed The common yarrow or milfoil. It was once reputed to cause bleeding when placed at the nose, and in love-divinations that effect presaged successful courtship.
    • n nosebleed The American birthroot or wake-robiu, Trillium erectum.
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Usage

In literature:

By this time Ambrosch had come to his senses and was sputtering with nosebleed.
"My Antonia" by Willa Cather
Expects to reform everything from deforestration to nosebleed by saying phrases like 'surplus value.
"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis
Already there were two bad cases of black eye, and one of nosebleed, in the hospital.
"The Story of a Bad Boy" by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Eldra was using a corner of her smock to stanch a nosebleed, and Olva had a bruise over one eye.
"Genesis" by H. Beam Piper
During, or at the end of the paroxysm, vomiting frequently occurs, and sometimes nosebleed.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
To stop nosebleed or hiccoughs cross two straws on top of your head.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
In case of persistent nosebleed, put the child to bed with the head elevated.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
But did you ever hear of a water-nymph with a nosebleed?
"Peggy" by Laura E. Richards
Then "picking the nose" removes the crusts, and frequent nosebleed results.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
His nosebleed comes from hitting the ground, I think.
"The Pathless Trail" by Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
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In news:

Humidifiers can also help reduce nosebleeds, another common occurrence when the lining of the nostrils are too dried out.
Usually, T-shit launchers only serve to remind fans sitting in the nosebleeds of their lower social standing.
Microscopic Sponge-Type Particles Zap Nosebleeds.
Ex-Texas DT Henry Melton 'embarrassed' by Horns' defense: 'These guys can't stop a nosebleed '.
From the streets to the nosebleed seats.
About 90% of nosebleeds develop from an anterior plexus most commonly as a result of trauma such as picking the nose.
These nosebleeds are characterized by blood leaving one nostril.
Nosebleed seats floor a diehard Oregon basketball fan.
I know nosebleeds are common during pregnancy.
Did you have any crazy nosebleeds or other strange pregnancy symptoms.
Vai's View: Watching March Madness history from the nosebleed section.
An intern will be keeping up with all of the tweets to pick out someone with some serious nosebleeds .
For the ultimate first-time paragliding experience, try launching from high up in nosebleed territory in the Colorado Rockies, off a bluff at 9,000 feet.
Ky Tarbell of Salmon River Central (Fort Covington, N.Y.) hits the cage from the Harvard Stadium nosebleeds to win the Warrior 40 trick shot competition.
WARSAW, Poland—Polish media are reporting that Gen Wojciech Jaruzelski, Poland's last communist ruler, has been hospitalized with a heavy nosebleed.
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