Pulling me away from the crowd at the VFW, Flores said, “We suffered, we lost men, we bled that day.”
In 2010, Nermine El-Hadded, also 13, bled to death in a hospital after she was operated on.
Hot compressed air “bled” from the engines goes through these packs to cool it before it flows on into the cabin.
Old English bledan "to let blood," in Middle English and after, "to let blood from surgically;" also "to emit blood," from Proto-Germanic *blodjan "emit blood" (cf. Old Norse blæða, German bluten), from *bhlo-to- "swell, gush, spurt" (see blood (n.)). Meaning "extort money from" is from 1670s. Of dyes or paints, from 1862. Related: Bled; bleeding.
v. bled (blěd), bleed·ing, bleeds
To lose blood as a result of rupture or severance of blood vessels.
To take or remove blood from.
To take someone's money by overcharging or extortion: His creditors bled him to death (1680s+)