Pronunciation: (wOOnd; Older Use and Literary wound),[key] —n. 1. an injury, usually involving division of tissue or rupture of the integument or mucous membrane, due to external violence or some mechanical agency rather than disease.
2. a similar injury to the tissue of a plant.
3. an injury or hurt to feelings, sensibilities, reputation, etc.
4. lick one's wounds, to attempt to heal one's injuries or soothe one's hurt feelings after a defeat.
—v.t. to inflict a wound upon; injure; hurt.
—v.i. to inflict a wound.
Pronunciation: (wound),[key] —v. a pt. and pp. of wind2 and wind3.