Definition for Scar

scar, n. [OFr < Gk. 'hearth'.] (webplay: healed, mark, soldier, wound).

  1. Cicatrix; trace of a sore; mark on the skin; [fig.] healed wound; injury that proves bravery in battle; [metaphor] witness; testimony; sign of martyrdom; name of the Lord.
  2. Disfigurement; evidence of being wounded; [fig.] barrier; protection from more hurt; defense from further injury.

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