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  1. simple past and past participle of bruise

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bruised (not comparable)

  1. (heraldry) Synonym of debruised
    • 1807, Francis Blomefield, An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: Gallow and Brothercross. Blofield. Clackclose, page 381:
      or, a cross between four squirrels sejant, gules . . . argent, a lion rampant, gules, bruised with a bendlet, or, Branch. [] On the summit is the quartered shield of Stewart, consisting of 23 coats of arms: [] 2, the same with an escotcheon of pretence, argent, a lion rampant gules, bruised by a staff ragulée in bend, or, Steward; []

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