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Blood"suck`er (?), n.

1. Zool.

Any animal that sucks blood; esp., the leech (Hirudo medicinalis), and related species.


One who sheds blood; a cruel, bloodthirsty man; one guilty of bloodshed; a murderer.




A hard and exacting master, landlord, or money lender; an extortioner.


© Webster 1913.

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