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contuse


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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  together. 
 
  Roots,  barks,  and  seeds  contused  together.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  To  bruise;  to  injure  or  disorganize  a  part  without 
  breaking  the  skin. 
 
  {Contused  wound},  a  wound  attended  with  bruising. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  contuse 
  v  :  injure  the  underlying  soft  tissue  of  bone  of  "I  bruised  my 
  knee"  [syn:  {bruise}] 




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