a hard crust or scab, as from a burn.
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How to use eschar in a sentence
eschar spoke so much against the English and in praise of the French that made him mad, and so he went away.
eschar and there took leave of him, he being to go this night to the Downs towards Portugall, and so spent all the morning.
eschar to be gone, I sent my letters by a porter to the posthouse in Southwark to be sent by despatch to the Downs.
Meanwhile the induration extends, fresh vesicles form and in turn burst, and the eschar increases in size.Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
It was necessary to wait three or four days before renewing the caustic to deepen the eschar made by the first application.Stories by American Authors, Volume 2 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for eschar
a dry scab or slough, esp one following a burn or cauterization of the skin
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