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Definitions of bruise

  1. hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. damage (plant tissue) by abrasion of pressure; "The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. break up into small pieces, as in food preparation; "bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. injure the underlying soft tissue of bone of; "I bruised my knee" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. break up into small pieces for food preparation; "bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. To injure, as by a blow or collision, without laceration; to contuse; as, to bruise one's finger with a hammer; to bruise the bark of a tree with a stone; to bruise an apple by letting it fall. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To break; as in a mortar; to bray, as minerals, roots, etc.; to crush. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To fight with the fists; to box. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. An injury to the flesh of animals, or to plants, fruit, etc., with a blunt or heavy instrument, or by collision with some other body; a contusion; as, a bruise on the head; bruises on fruit. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Injuries resulting in hemorrhage, usually manifested in the skin. Medical Dictionary DB
  12. An injury to the flesh of an animal, plant, etc., caused by a blow, but not breaking the skin. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. To injure, crush, or indent by a blow or pressure; to crush by beating or pounding. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To fight with the flots; box. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. To break or crush: to reduce to small fragments. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. A wound made by anything heavy and blunt. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. To crush or indent by a heavy blow. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. Wound made by a heavy blow. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. To batter; dent; inflict a bruise or bruises; contuse; crush. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. A surface injury caused by violent contact; contusion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. A hurt with a blunt or heavy instrument; a contusion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. To crush by beating, pounding, or squeezing; to injure by a blow, fall, or squeeze; to contuse. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. An injury on the flesh by its being crushed with a heavy or blunt substance; a contusion. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. To crush or hurt by pressure; to pound or reduce to coarse powder, as minerals or grain. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  25. In medical jurisprudence. A contusion; an injury upon the flesh of a person with a blunt or heavy instrument, without solution of continuity, or without breaking the skin. Shadock v. Road Co., 79 Mich. 7, 44 N. W. 158; State v. Owen, 5 N. C. 452, 4 Am. Dec. 571. thelawdictionary.org
  26. Med. jurisp. An injury done with violence to the person, without breaking the skin; it is nearly synonymous with contusion. (q . v.) 1. Ch. Pr. 38; vide 4 Car. & P. 381, 487, 558, 565; Eng. C. L. Rep. 430, 526, 529. Vide Wound. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  27. br[=oo]z, v.t. to crush by beating or pounding: to oppress: to box or fight with the fists: to ride recklessly in hunting, careless alike of horse and crops: to reduce to small fragments.--n. a wound made by anything heavy and blunt.--p.adj. BRUISED, hurt by a heavy blow, with skin crushed and discoloured.--n. BRUIS'ER, one that bruises: a boxer.--p.adj. BRUIS'ING, boxing. [A.S. brýsan, to crush, with which, says Dr Murray, afterwards coalesced Fr. brisie-r; bruisier, bruser, to break.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  28. See Contusion and Contuse. na
  29. Injury by blow to body (also to fruit &c.) discolouring skin. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  30. Injure by blow that discolours skin without breaking it or any bone, contuse, (human or animal body, also fruit, plant, &c.); dint, batter, (wood, metal); (fig.) disable; pound, bray, grind small; (Hunting) ride recklessly; (with easily &c.) show effects of blow. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  31. n. A hurt or injury to the flesh of animals, to plants, or plants, or other bodies; a contusion. Cabinet Dictionary
  32. A hurt with something blunt and heavy. Complete Dictionary

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