battle-scarred

battle-scarred
adjective
scarred by battle
Similar to: ↑injured

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/bat"l skahrd'/, adj.
1. bearing scars or damages received in battle: a battle-scarred warship.
2. showing the effects of hard wear or use: a sale of battle-scarred desks.
[1860-65]

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battˈle-scarred adjective
1. Scarred in battle
2. Well-worn, looking well used
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Main Entry:battle

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battle-scarred UK [ˈbæt(ə)l ˌskɑː(r)d] US [ˈbæt(ə)l ˌskɑrd] adjective
a battle-scarred person, object, or place shows clearly that they have been injured or damaged in a war
Thesaurus: injured, wounded or hurtsynonym broken, torn or damagedsynonym

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ˈbattle-scarred f20 [battle-scarred] adjective
a person or place that is battle-scarred has been in a war or fight and shows the signs of injury or damage

the battle-scarred regions in the north of the country


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