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See definition of leeched on Dictionary.com
  • as inbleed
  • as inbleed
  • as infreeload

synonyms for leeched

  • drain
  • ooze
  • trickle
  • weep
  • exude
  • gush
  • hemorrhage
  • leech
  • phlebotomize
  • run
  • seep
  • shed
  • spurt
  • open vein
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How to use leeched in a sentence

His Highness said that the Hakims, who were attending him, had bled him, and had leeched the inflamed joints.
AT THE COURT OF THE AMRJOHN ALFRED GRAY
He fell ill at Geneva in 1646, and was bled, leeched and purged before the diagnosis of smallpox was made.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES CREIGHTON
Leeched ashes are a valuable manure, but not equal to unleached.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
The animals trying to get close to warmth had overcome their fear of people, but the cold had leeched the life from their bodies.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
It was as though he had been cooked by the sun and leeched by the rain until only bone, tendon and muscle were left.
THE ETHICAL ENGINEERHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY
I was bled, leeched; kept for a month in the filthy Dolphin Inn at Rock.
THE LOVE AFFAIRS OF LORD BYRONFRANCIS HENRY GRIBBLE
About the beginning of the rainy season a heavy coating of manure is placed over the beds and left to be leeched in by the rains.
ASPARAGUS, ITS CULTURE FOR HOME USE AND FOR MARKET:F. M. HEXAMER
Not only were horses routinely bled, they were also cupped and leeched.
BLOODLETTING INSTRUMENTS IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGYAUDREY DAVIS
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