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wound



Pronunciation: (wOOnd; Older Use and Literary wound), [key]
n.
1. an injury, usually involving division of tissue or rupture of the integument or mucous membrane, due to external violence or some mechanical agency rather than disease.
2. a similar injury to the tissue of a plant.
3. an injury or hurt to feelings, sensibilities, reputation, etc.
4. lick one's wounds, to attempt to heal one's injuries or soothe one's hurt feelings after a defeat.

v.t.
to inflict a wound upon; injure; hurt.

v.i.
to inflict a wound.

wound



Pronunciation: (wound), [key]
v.
a pt. and pp. of wind 2 and wind 3.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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