from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun the dark color of a bruise in the flesh, which is accompanied with a mixture of blue.
- adjective discolored by or as if by bruising; -- of skin.
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- adjective colloquial, idiomatic, of a person Having obvious
bruisesof the skin, typically from falling or being hit or punched.
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- adjective discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin
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