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stone bruise

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noun
  1. a bruise on the sole of the foot, caused by walking on or striking against a small stone or other hard object.
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Origin of stone bruise

An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805
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Examples from the Web for stone bruise

Historical Examples

  • The last boy, the one with the stone-bruise on his heel, limps around the corner.

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    Eugene Wood

  • Got a thorn in your shoe, or a stone-bruise, or a chilblain?

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    Margaret McCarter

  • Willie Richey always had at least one stone bruise in the stone-bruise season, and sometimes two.

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    Irvin S. Cobb