Unbloody sacrifice
Unbloody Un*blood"y, a. Not bloody. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

{Unbloody sacrifice}. (a) A sacrifice in which no victim is slain. (b) (R. C. Ch.) The Mass. [1913 Webster]


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