Definition of Spraining
1. Verb. (present participle of sprain) ¹
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Definition of Spraining
1. sprain [v] - See also: sprain
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Literary usage of Spraining
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen, Reginald Brimley Johnson (1892)
"Poor Brandon ! he is quite smitten already, and he is very well worth setting your cap at, I can tell you, in spite of all this tumbling about and spraining ..."
2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"The following verdict for the spraining of one knee has been held ... The following verdicts for the spraining and impairing or otherwise injuring of one ..."
3. Transactions (1884)
"spraining force is somewhat diverse from fracturing or dislocating force. The case I am to relate was a spraining force of a nature similar to a miss-step, ..."
4. Annual Statements of the Railroad and Canal Companies by New Jersey Comptroller of the Treasury, New Jersey Dept. of State, New Jersey Legislature (1911)
"Edgewater, September I7th—Joseph Steckler, brakeman. alighting from car, stepped on switch stand falling and slightly spraining wrist. ..."
5. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1903)
"That plaintiff's left arm has only partly recovered from said wrenching and spraining. That plaintiff's right eye has become practically permanently blind. ..."
6. Palmer's Index to the Times NewspaperTimes (London, England) (1884)
"... 19 a 7 e the Princess Victoria, Slightly spraining Mr. Runnegar. who was Thrown from his Bicycle into a Ditch, a Branch of a Tree Entering his Eye, ..."
7. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1899)
"One believes but inadequately in his literary and social success, in his intentionally spraining his ankle, in his reasons for spraining it, ..."
8. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana by Louisiana Supreme Court (1890)
"... spraining his ankle and indicting other injuriée." The preponderance of the evidence is very decided that the bridge was constructed of inferior lumber, ..."