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
Words nearby stone bruise
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Example sentences from the Web for stone bruise
Got a thorn in your shoe, or a stone-bruise, or a chilblain?Vanguards of the Plains|Margaret McCarter
The last boy, the one with the stone-bruise on his heel, limps around the corner.Back Home|Eugene Wood
Willie Richey always had at least one stone bruise in the stone-bruise season, and sometimes two.Back Home|Irvin S. Cobb