Try Our Apps


Fall Head Over Heels...

stone bruise

a bruise on the sole of the foot, caused by walking on or striking against a small stone or other hard object.
Origin of stone bruise
1795-1805, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for stone-bruise
Historical Examples
  • Willie Richey always had at least one stone bruise in the stone-bruise season, and sometimes two.

    Back Home Irvin S. Cobb
  • The last boy, the one with the stone-bruise on his heel, limps around the corner.

    Back Home Eugene Wood
  • Got a thorn in your shoe, or a stone-bruise, or a chilblain?

    Vanguards of the Plains Margaret McCarter

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for stone bruise

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for stone

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for stone-bruise