Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A livid mark; a blow; a bruise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A livid, or black and blue, mark; a blow; a bruise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A livid or black-and-blue mark; a blow; a bruise; ecchymosis: also applied to the spots which occur in disease and in incipient putrefaction.

Etymologies

Latin suggillatio: compare French suggillation. (Wiktionary)

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