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laceration
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
a cut — especially of the skin — and often implying that the cut was not clean, but instead left jagged edges
  • "Why, little miss, you've made yourself look very funny," said Uncle Pullet, and perhaps he never in his life made an observation which was felt to be so lacerating.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (68% in)

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