imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing.
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.
2.To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to.
Noun1.wound - any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision
Synonyms: lesion
2.wound - a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
3.wound - a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride); "he feared that mentioning it might reopen the wound"; "deep in her breast lives the silent wound"; "The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound--that he will never get over it"--Robert Frost
4.wound - the act of inflicting a wound
Synonyms: wounding
Verb1.wound - cause injuries or bodily harm to
Synonyms: injure
2.wound - hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego"
Synonyms: spite, bruise, injure, offend, hurt
Adj.1.wound - put in a coil

WOUND, med. jur. This term, in legal medicine, comprehends all lesions of the body, and in this it differs from the meaning of the word when used in surgery. The latter only refers to a solution of continuity, while the former comprises not only these, but also every other kind of accident, such as bruises, contusions, fractures, dislocations, and the like. Cooper's Surgical Dict. h.t.; Dunglison's Med. Dict. h.t.; vide Dictionnaire des Sciences Medicales, mot Blessures 3 Fodere, Med. Leg. Sec. 687-811.
     2. Under the statute 9 Geo. IV. c. 21, sect. 12, it has been held in England, that to make a wound, in criminal cases, there must be "an injury to the person by which the skin is broken." 6 C. & P. 684; S. C. 19 Eng. C. L. Rep. 526. Vide Beck's Med. Jur. c. 15; Ryan's Med. Jur. Index, h.t.; Roscoe's Cr. Ev. 652; 19 Eng. Com. L. Rep. 425, 430, 526, 529; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.; 1 Moody's Cr. Cas. 278; 4 C. & P. 381; S. C. 19 E. C. L. R. 430; 4 C. & P. 446; S. C. 19 E. C. L. R. 466; 1 Moody's Cr. C. 318; 4 C. & P. 558; S. C. 19 E. C. L. R. 526; Carr. Cr. L. 239; Guy, Med. Jur. ch. 9, p. 446; Merl. Repert. mot Blessure.
     3. When a person is found dead from wounds, it is proper to inquire whether they are the result of suicide, accident, or homicide. In making the examination, the greatest attention should be bestowed on all the circumstances. On this subject some general directions have been given under the article Death. The reader is referred to 2 Beck's Med. Jur. 68 to 93. As to, wounds on the living body, see Id. 188.

To see a wound in your dream, indicates distress, injustice, and an unfavourable turn of events. To dream that you are wounded and blood is oozing out, signifies that you will be free of troubles and illnesses that have hovering over you. This would be a good time to enter into any ventures for it will most likely be a success.abrade, abrasion, abscess, abuse, ache, aching, afflict, affront, aggrieve, agonize, ail, anguish, aposteme, barb the dart, bark, bed sore, befoul, bewitch, bite, blain, bleb, blemish, blight, blister, bloody, blow, boil, break, bruise, bubo, bulla, bunion, burn, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, chafe, chancre, chancroid, check, chilblain, chip, claw, cold sore, concussion, condemn, convulse, corrupt, crack, crackle, cramp, craze, crucify, curse, cut, cut up, defile, deprave, despoil, destroy, disadvantage, disserve, distress, do a mischief, do evil, do ill, do wrong, do wrong by, dolor, doom, envenom, eschar, excruciate, felon, fester, festering, fever blister, fistula, flash burn, fracture, fray, frazzle, fret, furuncle, furunculus, gall, gash, gathering, get into trouble, give offense, give pain, give umbrage, gnaw, grate, grief, grieve, grind, gripe, gumboil, harass, harrow, hemorrhoids, hex, hurt the feelings, impair, incise, incision, infect, inflame, inflict pain, irritate, jinx, kibe, kill by inches, lacerate, laceration, lesion, maim, make mincemeat of, maltreat, martyr, martyrize, maul, menace, mistreat, molest, mortal wound, mutilate, mutilation, nasty blow, nip, offend, outrage, pain, pang, papula, papule, paronychia, parulis, passion, persecute, petechia, pierce, piles, pimple, pinch, play havoc with, play hob with, pock, poison, pollute, polyp, prejudice, prick, prolong the agony, puncture, pustule, put to torture, rack, rankle, rasp, rend, rent, rip, rising, rub, run, rupture, savage, scab, scald, scathe, scorch, scotch, scrape, scratch, scuff, second-degree burn, shock, skin, slash, slit, soft chancre, sore, sore spot, spasm, sprain, stab, stab wound, stick, stigma, sting, strain, stress, stress of life, stroke, sty, suffering, suppuration, swelling, taint, tear, tender spot, third-degree burn, threaten, throes, torment, torture, trauma, traumatize, tubercle, tweak, twist, twist the knife, ulcer, ulceration, violate, wale, welt, wheal, whelk, whitlow, wounds immedicable, wreak havoc on, wrench, wring
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