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BRUISE, med. jurisp. An injury done with violence to the person, without breaking the skin; it is nearly synonymous with contusion. (q . v.) 1. Ch. Pr. 38; vide 4 Car. & P. 381, 487, 558, 565; Eng. C. L. Rep. 430, 526, 529. Vide Wound.

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Later that evening, we found a little stone bruise brewing.
O'Brien said: "Rip Van Winkle pulled out sore this morning and when we took the shoe off one of his front legs, we found a stone bruise.
It's not serious, just a small stone bruise, and he will be fine," said Nobutaka Tada, spokesperson for owner Hidetoshi Yamamoto and trainer Kazuo Fujisawa.
He missed his intended engagement last time with a stone bruise but is fine again now.
Withdrawn last week at Clonmel due to a stone bruise, he looked a fair horse when he routed his rivals with an all the way success on his sole outing in a bumper at Navan last season.
Supporters of Rip Van Winkle in the 2000 Guineas were also given cause for concern after Aidan O'Brien revealed the highly-regarded colt had suffered a stone bruise.
The trainer said: "It looks like he's picked up some sort of stone bruise yesterday and the vet wouldn't pass him this morning so we had to take him out.
She got a minor stone bruise this morning so she wasn't able to work but she is a real class mile-and-a-half filly.
Howard Johnson's talented hurdler was taken out of yesterday's Rendlesham Hurdle at Haydock with a stone bruise and will now be primed for a chasing career rather than head to the Festival this term.
The injury is believed to be unrelated to the stone bruise on the same leg (off-fore) that had threatened her participation.
Footsteps had a little bit of a stone bruise yesterday but he is in good form.
The 6-year-old star, who suffered a stone bruise to his right front foot early last week, requiring the draining of an abscess, walked for 45 minutes Sunday morning and had his legs hosed outside his barn at Gulfstream Park in Florida.