Definition of Bruises

1. Noun. (plural of bruise) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of bruise) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bruises

1. bruise [v] - See also: bruise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bruises

brugnatellite
brugnatellites
bruh
bruhaha
bruhahas
bruilzie
bruilzies
bruin
bruins
bruise
bruise up
bruised
bruiselike
bruiser
bruisers
bruises (current term)
bruisewort
bruiseworts
bruising
bruisingly
bruisings
bruit
bruit de Roger
bruit de canon
bruit de claquement
bruit de cuir neuf
bruit de diable
bruit de frolement
bruit de galop

Literary usage of Bruises

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1. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"But Christ bruises the head of the serpent and his seed, which he soweth in ... But in the seed, which destroys the devil and his works, and bruises the ..."

2. Observations on Man, His Frame, His Duty, and His Expectations by David Hartley (1834)
"As large wounds are sometimes healed by the first intention, without any subsequent ulcer, so may bruises. If otherwise, the subsequent pain must again be ..."

3. A Report of the Trial of the Rev. Ephraim K. Avery, Before the Supreme by Ephraim K. Avery, Richard Hildreth, Rhode Island Supreme Court (1833)
"bruises on the abdomen are much the most conspicuous by injury to the internal ... There are slight bruises which are not attended with any extravasation of ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Passengers by Norman Fetter (1897)
"SAME—bruises, CONTUSIONS, AND MUSCULAR INJURIES. A verdict of $1000 is not excessive for being knocked down by a car, inflicting severe contusions and ..."

5. Principles of Surgery by James Syme (1842)
"Both strains, or sprains as they are called, and bruises are attended in the first instance with severe sickening pain, and more or less complete inability ..."

6. A Practical treatise on the diseases of infancy and childhood by Thomas Hawkes Tanner (1871)
"V. BLOWS AND bruises. 1. BLOWS, &c.—The blows and bruises which children receive from the rough treatment of their playmates, from falls, ..."

7. The Works of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon (1824)
"Experiment solitary touching blows and bruises. 862. ... Surely, the cause that blows and bruises induce swellings is, for that the spirits resorting to ..."

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