WOUND, n. [G.]1. A breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or of the bark and wood of a tree, or of the bark and substance of other plants, caused by violence or external force. The self-healing power of living beings, animal or vegetable, by which the parts separated in wounds, tend to unite and become sound, is a remarkable proof of divine benevolence and wisdom.2. Injury; hurt; as a wound given to credit or reputation.
WOUND, v.t. To hurt by violence; as, to wound the head or the arm; to wound a tree.He was wounded for our transgressions. Isaiah 53.
WOUND, pret. and pp. of wind.