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- v. t. - To injure, as by a blow or collision, without
laceration; to contuse; as, to bruise one's finger with a hammer; to
bruise the bark of a tree with a stone; to bruise an apple by letting
- v. t. - To break; as in a mortar; to bray, as minerals, roots,
etc.; to crush.
- v. i. - To fight with the fists; to box.
- n. - An injury to the flesh of animals, or to plants, fruit,
etc., with a blunt or heavy instrument, or by collision with some other
body; a contusion; as, a bruise on the head; bruises on fruit.
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