Bruisewort
Bruisewort Bruise"wort`, n. A plant supposed to heal bruises, as the true daisy, the soapwort, and the comfrey. [1913 Webster]

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  • bruisewort — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English brisewort, from Old English brȳsewyrt, from brȳsan to bruise + wyrt wort more at bruise, wort : any plant supposed to heal bruises: as a. : daisy 1a …   Useful english dictionary

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  • List of wort plants — This is an alphabetical listing of wort plants, meaning plants that employ the syllable wort in their English language common names. According to the Oxford English Dictionary s Ask Oxford site, A word with the suffix wort is often very old. The… …   Wikipedia

  • bresewort — obs. form of bruisewort …   Useful english dictionary

  • brisewort — variant of bruisewort …   Useful english dictionary

  • briswort — variant of bruisewort …   Useful english dictionary

  • brysewort — brysewort, wyrt var. ff. bruisewort …   Useful english dictionary

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