bearing scars or damages received in battle: a battle-scarred warship.
showing the effects of hard wear or use: a sale of battle-scarred desks.
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How to use battle-scarred in a sentence
The battle-scarred daytime TV vet agrees that Vieira could survive and even thrive, but offers a cautionary note.
Ryan is devoted to Attila, his battle-scarred and loyal war dog.
Colonel Hopkins was a stern, battle-scarred old soldier, who wasted no words.The Blue and The Gray | A. R. White
He had seen the same expression before, but the face it illumined had always been battle-scarred and weary.The White Shield | Myrtle Reed
He is a battle-scarred warrior, and can relate with much accuracy every different engagement where he was wounded.Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes | Sylvia Sunshine
For a moment or so the battle-scarred veteran and the famous young warrior stood, clasping hands.White Otter | Elmer Russell Gregor
"Old Ironsides" still survives, a weather-beaten and battle-scarred hull, but a precious memorial of the nation's glory.Hero Stories from American History | Albert F. Blaisdell