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black eye

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Definition of black eye in English:

noun

An area of bruised skin around the eye resulting from a blow: he had fouled three players, giving one of them a black eye
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  • The second man had a broken nose, three teeth knocked out, black eyes, cuts and bruising to the torso and knees.
  • Witnesses said the two ladies were frequently seen with black eyes and bruises while living with him.
  • The unprovoked assault left her with bruises and two black eyes.

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