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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. 2015.
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  • 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

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