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noun 
  1. The potter's field, said to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased with the bribe which Judas took for betraying his master, and therefore called the field of blood. Figuratively: A field of bloodshed.
Quotations
  • The system of warfare ... which had already converted immense tracts into one universal . - w:Thomas De Quincey, De Quincey
Etymology: Greek, from Syriac ÅkÄl damÅ the field of blood


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