bruise[ brooz ]SEE DEFINITION OF bruise
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His grasp did not bruise, it did not seem to be tight; but the hand that held it was immovable.
Lay it on a flat plate, and bruise it with the blade of a knife.
Nana insisted it was a bruise that Leonie had given her when they were having a bit of a rough-house.
Wash some roots of sorrel quite clean, bruise them in a mortar, and steep them in white wine vinegar for two or three days.
Then drain off the water, bruise the bread fine, and mix it with as much new milk as will make a pap of a moderate thickness.
Have ready two sponge biscuits soaked in a quarter of a pint of cream, bruise them fine and stir them into the sugar and butter.
Bruise three ounces of cloves, steep them for ten days in a quart of brandy, and strain off the tincture through a flannel sieve.
Every muscle in his body was cramped, every bruise stiff and sore.
Everybody has suffered from a bruise at some time in his life and knows just what it is.
He looked haggard and tired, and she saw the bruise on his temple.
Old English brysan "to crush, bruise, pound," from Proto-Germanic *brusjanan, from PIE root *bhreus- "to smash, crush" (cf. Old Irish bronnaim "I wrong, I hurt;" Breton brezel "war," Vulgar Latin brisare "to break"). Merged by 17c. with Anglo-French bruiser "to break, smash," from Old French bruisier "to break, shatter," perhaps from Gaulish *brus-, from the same PIE root. Related: Bruised; bruising.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BRUISE
- beauty spot
- blot on the landscape