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contusion
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration (bruising)
  • Lydgate leaped and climbed, he hardly knew how, on to the stage, and was active in help, making the acquaintance of his heroine by finding a contusion on her head and lifting her gently in his arms.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (29% in)

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