Definition of Sprained

1. Verb. (past of sprain) ¹



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Definition of Sprained

1. sprain [v] - See also: sprain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sprained

sprackled
sprackles
sprad
spraddle
spraddled
spraddles
spraddling
sprag
spragged
spragging
sprags
spraid
sprain
sprain fracture
sprain one's ankle
sprained (current term)
spraining
sprains
sprains and strains
spraint
spraints
sprang
sprangle
sprangled
sprangles
sprangs
sprant
sprat
spratlike
spratmo

Literary usage of Sprained

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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"App. 432; —$3500—man, 56 years of age, earning $25 per week—one ankle sprained, rupture above right groin, operation for latter performed, ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1886)
"... in dealing with a fracture or dislocation of a joint; yet a joint which is " only sprained " is somewhat apt to obtain but scant professional attention. ..."

3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1881)
"sprained ANKLE.—Mr. Dacre Fox, in treating sprains by the application of direct, equal, and continuous pressure (Brit. Med. Journal, Sep. ..."

4. The circular staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart (1908)
"CHAPTER A sprained ANKLE I WAS panic-stricken. As I ran along the corridor I was confident that the mysterious intruder and probable murderer had been found ..."

5. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg (1863)
"And I sprained one of my ankles at the first rise. Shepherd. ... Though you had sprained baith, Watty wou'd hae bate you a' till sticks. North. ..."

6. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1856)
"has, he says, sprained his foot, which I fancy is the reason of his not coming to hunt me out himself, as he phrases it. I wish I could do him any service, ..."

7. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1866)
"And I sprained one of my ankles at the first rise. ... Sound heels or sair heels, "Watty bate yon a' to sticks. Shepherd. Though you had sprained ..."

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