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wound1 (wuːnd)
1.  any break in the skin or an organ or part as the result of violence or a surgical incision
2.  an injury to plant tissue
3.  any injury or slight to the feelings or reputation
4.  to inflict a wound or wounds upon (someone or something)
[Old English wund; related to Old Frisian wunde, Old High German wunta (German Wunde), Old Norse und, Gothic wunds]

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