Bloodless Blood"less, a. [AS. bl[=o]dle['a]s.] 1. Destitute of blood, or apparently so; as, bloodless cheeks; lifeless; dead. [1913 Webster]

The bloodless carcass of my Hector sold. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. Not attended with shedding of blood, or slaughter; as, a bloodless victory. --Froude. [1913 Webster]

3. Without spirit or activity. [1913 Webster]

Thou bloodless remnant of that royal blood ! --Shak. [1913 Webster] -- {Blood"less*ly}, adv. -- {Blood"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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