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contused


  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]: 
 
  contused 
  adj  :  injured  without  breaking  the  skin;  "a  cut  forehead  and 
  bruised  cheek"  [syn:  {bruised},  {contusioned}] 




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