Wound

Definition of Wound

imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing.
n.1.
1.A hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance of any creature or living thing; a cut, stab, rent, or the like.
2.Fig.: An injury, hurt, damage, detriment, or the like, to feeling, faculty, reputation, etc.
3.(Criminal Law) An injury to the person by which the skin is divided, or its continuity broken; a lesion of the body, involving some solution of continuity.
Wound gall
(Zool.) an elongated swollen or tuberous gall on the branches of the grapevine, caused by a small reddish brown weevil (Ampeloglypter sesostris) whose larvæ inhabit the galls.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Wounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Wounding.]
1.To hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like.
The archers hit him; and he was sore wounded of the archers.
- 1 Sam. xxxi. 3.
2.To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to.
When ye sin so against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ.
- 1 Cor. viii. 12.

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