nosebleed
Yarrow Yar"row, n. [OE. yarowe, yarwe, [yogh]arowe, AS. gearwe; akin to D. gerw, OHG. garwa, garawa, G. garbe, schafgarbe, and perhaps to E. yare.] (Bot.) An American and European composite plant ({Achillea Millefolium}) with very finely dissected leaves and small white corymbed flowers. It has a strong, and somewhat aromatic, odor and taste, and is sometimes used in making beer, or is dried for smoking. Called also {milfoil}, and {nosebleed}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nosebleed — Nose bleed , n. 1. A bleeding at the nose. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The yarrow. See {Yarrow}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nosebleed — ► NOUN ▪ an instance of bleeding from the nose …   English terms dictionary

  • nosebleed — [nōz′blēd΄] n. a bleeding from the nose; nasal hemorrhage; epistaxis …   English World dictionary

  • nosebleed — n. 1) to have a nosebleed 2) to stop a nosebleed 3) a light; severe nosebleed * * * [ nəʊzbliːd] severe nosebleed a light to have a nosebleed to stop a nosebleed …   Combinatory dictionary

  • nosebleed — I. noun Date: 1848 an attack of bleeding from the nose II. adjective Date: 1978 extremely or excessively high < seats in the nosebleed section > < nosebleed stock prices > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nosebleed — [[t]no͟ʊzbliːd[/t]] nosebleeds also nose bleed N COUNT If someone has a nosebleed, blood comes out from inside their nose. Whenever I have a cold I get a nosebleed …   English dictionary

  • nosebleed — UK [ˈnəʊzˌbliːd] / US [ˈnoʊzˌblɪd] noun [countable] Word forms nosebleed : singular nosebleed plural nosebleeds an occasion when blood comes out of someone s nose …   English dictionary

  • nosebleed —    General *charms to staunch blood are dealt with under *bleeding, but there are also some specific methods aimed at stopping nosebleeds. It could certainly be argued that few people in modern England would rely on verbal charms and sympathetic… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • nosebleed — nose|bleed [ˈnəuzbli:d US ˈnouz ] n if you have a nosebleed, blood suddenly starts flowing from your nose …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nosebleed — noun (C) have a nosebleed to have blood coming out of your nose …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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