poisoned wound

poisoned wound

An obsolete term that formerly dignified any contaminated wound.
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Faced with poisoned wound and no prospect of medical attention, Cross turned to a $10 venom extraction kit that he brought along on the hunt.
Descriptions of poisoned wounds in the Trojan War accurately depict the effects of snake venom and other toxins, lending confirmation of the use of this type of weapon.