Contused wound
Contuse Con*tuse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contusing}.] [L. contusus, p. p. of contundere to beat, crush; con- + tundere to beat, akin to Skr. tud (for stud) to strike, Goth. stautan. See {Stutter}.] 1. To beat, pound, or bray together. [1913 Webster]

Roots, barks, and seeds contused together. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To bruise; to injure or disorganize a part without breaking the skin. [1913 Webster]

{Contused wound}, a wound attended with bruising. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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