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Scar, subst. 1) a cicatrice: H5 IV, 3, 47. H6B III, 1, 300. Cor. II, 2, 152. Tit. V, 3, 114. Ant. III, 13, 191. IV, 5, 2. Doubtful, whether a cicatrice or a fresh wound: All's III, 2, 124. H4B I, 1, 173 “(wounds and --s).” Cor. III, 3, 52. Cymb. V, 5, 305.
2) a hurt, a wound: “bearing away the wound that nothing healeth, the s. that will despite of cure remain,” Lucr. 732. “O unfelt sore, crest-wounding private s.” Lucr. 732 “the --s of battle scapeth,” Compl. 244. “I bestrid thee in the wars and took deep --s to save thy life,” Err. V, 193. “scratch thee but with a pin, and there remains some s. of it,” As III, 5, 22. whether there be a s. under it (the patch of velvet) All's IV, 5, 101. “patches will I get unto these cudgelled --s,” H5 V, 1, 93. “received deep --s,” H6B I, 1, 87. “let Paris bleed, 'tis but a s. to scorn,” Troil. I, 1, 114. “to such as boasting show their --s a mock is due,” IV, 5, 290. “hath more --s of sorrow in his heart,” Tit. IV, 1, 126. “he jests at --s that never felt a wound,” Rom. II, 2, 1.
3) any defacing mark, a blemish: “never mole, hare-lip, nor s. shall upon their children be,” Mids. V, 418. “her face defaced with --s of infamy,” R3 III, 7, 126. “the --s upon your honour he does pity,” Ant. III, 13, 58.
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