slight bruise

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  • Even a slight bruise becomes serious if pressure is allowed to remain active over the injured part. Cited from Diseases of the Horse's Foot, by Harry Caulton Reeks
  • It is only a slight bruise, and has been well looked to, and is almost easy now. Cited from Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens
  • I came off with some slight bruises, however; not so the poor mate. Cited from Tom Cringle's Log, by Michael Scott
  • The young man received only a slight bruise, but the girl was more seriously injured. Cited from After A Shadow and Other Stories, T.S. Arthur
  • The old gentleman picked himself up and descended to the ground uninjured beyond a few slight bruises. Cited from Bressant, by Julian Hawthorne
  • My mule fell heavily with me in a rocky pass, but I escaped with a slight bruise. Cited from The Naturalist in Nicaragua, by Thomas Belt
  • A healthy animal eating such food with very slight bruises or abrasions of the mouth will contract the disease very readily. Cited from The Veterinarian, by Chas. J. Korinek
  • I was unharmed except for a slight bruise upon my forehead where it had struck the stone flagging as I fell. Cited from Gods of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • He did so, and reported a badly sprained ankle, and a slight bruise on the head; nothing more. Cited from Holidays at Roselands, by Martha Finley
  • That I know, and I do not think that unless the poison was already in his blood, it would have developed so rapidly from that slight bruise. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • Among the villagers there were only a few teeth knocked out, a few ribs broken and a few slight bruises and scars. Cited from Jean-Christophe, Vol. I, by Romain Rolland
  • She fell lightly, and was up again without assistance, and rode from us laughing; but she complained towards evening of a slight bruise in the side. Cited from Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens
  • Slight bruises or abrasions result in local swelling and soreness that disappear within a few days. Cited from Common Diseases of Farm Animals, by R. A. Craig
  • Two or three of the rowers had slight bruises and abrasions, but none had been killed and none dangerously hurt. Cited from In Clive's Command, by Herbert Strang
  • He suffered but a slight bruise in the descent though his dress was cut and he was obliged to stop and repair it at Lower Waterford where he remained over night. Cited from The Story of Paul Boyton, by Paul Boyton
  • His executioners then took the body and cast it down a great precipice into a deep pit; and notwithstanding the fall, it seemed only to have received a few slight bruises. Cited from Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, by Alban Butler
  • One of these was the Spanish pilot of the Teresa, who received a slight bruise by a ball, which grazed his wrist. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 11, by Robert Kerr
  • There was only a slight bruise on the forehead. Cited from Andy at Yale, by Roy Eliot Stokes
  • Somewhat to the surprise of the boys, he immediately started to brushing himself off, as though the dust on his clothes bothered him more than any slight bruises he may have received in his ugly fall. Cited from The Outdoor Chums at Cabin Point, by Quincy Allen
  • He appeared to be perfectly sane and responsible for his acts at the meeting of the board, and when he left in his machine there were no indications that he had suffered more than a slight bruise from his fall. Cited from The Call of the Beaver Patrol, by V. T. Sherman