flesh wound
noun Date: 1655 an injury involving penetration of the body musculature without damage to bones or internal organs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flesh wound — flesh′ wound [[t]wund[/t]] n. pat a wound that does not penetrate beyond the flesh; a slight or superficial wound • Etymology: 1665–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • flesh wound — flesh wounds N COUNT A flesh wound is a wound that breaks the skin but does not damage the bones or any of the body s important internal organs …   English dictionary

  • flesh wound — n a wound that cuts the skin but does not injure the organs and bones inside the body …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flesh wound — ► NOUN ▪ a wound that breaks the skin but does not damage bones or vital organs …   English terms dictionary

  • flesh wound — n. a wound that does not reach the bones or vital organs …   English World dictionary

  • flesh wound — n an injury involving penetration of the body musculature without damage to bones or internal organs …   Medical dictionary

  • flesh wound — flesh ,wound noun count an injury that cuts your skin but does not affect your bones or important organs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flesh wound — noun a wound that does not damage important internal organs or shatter any bones • Hypernyms: ↑wound, ↑injury, ↑combat injury * * * noun, pl ⋯ wounds [count] : a wound that injures the skin and flesh but does not go deep into the body * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flesh wound — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flesh wound : singular flesh wound plural flesh wounds an injury that cuts your skin but does not affect your bones or important organs …   English dictionary

  • flesh wound — /ˈflɛʃ wund/ (say flesh woohnd) noun a wound which does not extend beyond the flesh; a slight wound …   Australian English dictionary

  • flesh wound — /woohnd/ a wound that does not penetrate beyond the flesh; a slight or superficial wound. [1665 75] * * * …   Universalium

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