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English → English (WordNet) Definition: proud flesh proud flesh n : the swollen tissue around a healing wound or ulcer
English → English (gcide) Definition: Proud flesh Flesh \Flesh\ (fl[e^]sh), n. [OE. flesch, flesc, AS. fl[=ae]sc; akin to OFries. fl[=a]sk, D. vleesch, OS. fl[=e]sk, OHG. fleisc, G. fleisch, Icel. & Dan. flesk lard, bacon, pork, Sw. fl["a]sk.] 1. The aggregate of the muscles, fat, and other tissues which cover the framework of bones in man and other animals; especially, the muscles. [1913 Webster] Note: In composition it is mainly proteinaceous, but contains in adition a large number of low-molecular-weight subtances, such as creatin, xanthin, hypoxanthin, carnin, etc. It is also rich in potassium phosphate. [1913 Webster] 2. Animal food, in distinction from vegetable; meat; especially, the body of beasts and birds used as food, as distinguished from fish. [1913 Webster] With roasted flesh, or milk, and wastel bread. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. The human body, as distinguished from the soul; the corporeal person. [1913 Webster] As if this flesh, which walls about our life, Were brass impregnable. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. The human eace; mankind; humanity. [1913 Webster] All flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. --Gen. vi. 12. [1913 Webster] 5. Human nature: (a) In a good sense, tenderness of feeling; gentleness. [1913 Webster] There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart. --Cowper. (b) In a bad sense, tendency to transient or physical pleasure; desire for sensual gratification; carnality. (c) (Theol.) The character under the influence of animal propensities or selfish passions; the soul unmoved by spiritual influences. [1913 Webster] 6. Kindred; stock; race. [1913 Webster] He is our brother and our flesh. --Gen. xxxvii. 27. [1913 Webster] 7. The soft, pulpy substance of fruit; also, that part of a root, fruit, and the like, which is fit to be eaten. [1913 Webster] Note: Flesh is often used adjectively or self-explaining compounds; as, flesh broth or flesh-broth; flesh brush or fleshbrush; flesh tint or flesh-tint; flesh wound. [1913 Webster] After the flesh, after the manner of man; in a gross or earthly manner. “Ye judge after the flesh.” --John viii. 15. An arm of flesh, human strength or aid. Flesh and blood. See under Blood. Flesh broth, broth made by boiling flesh in water. Flesh fly (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of flies whose larv[ae] or maggots feed upon flesh, as the bluebottle fly; -- called also meat fly, carrion fly, and blowfly. See Blowly. Flesh meat, animal food. --Swift. Flesh side, the side of a skin or hide which was next to the flesh; -- opposed to grain side. Flesh tint (Painting), a color used in painting to imitate the hue of the living body. Flesh worm (Zo["o]l.), any insect larva of a flesh fly. See Flesh fly (above). Proud flesh. See under Proud. To be one flesh, to be closely united as in marriage; to become as one person. --Gen. ii. 24. [1913 Webster] Proud \Proud\, a. [Compar. Prouder; superl. Proudest.] [OE. proud, prout, prud, prut, AS. pr[=u]t; akin to Icel. pr[=u][eth]r stately, handsome, Dan. prud handsome. Cf. Pride.] 1. Feeling or manifesting pride, in a good or bad sense; as: (a) Possessing or showing too great self-esteem; overrating one's excellences; hence, arrogant; haughty; lordly; presumptuous. [1913 Webster] Nor much expect A foe so proud will first the weaker seek. --Milton. [1913 Webster] O death, made proud with pure and princely beauty ! --Shak. [1913 Webster] And shades impervious to the proud world's glare. --Keble. [1913 Webster] (b) Having a feeling of high self-respect or self-esteem; exulting (in); elated; -- often with of; as, proud of one's country. “Proud to be checked and soothed.” --Keble. [1913 Webster] Are we proud men proud of being proud ? --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. Giving reason or occasion for pride or self-gratulation; worthy of admiration; grand; splendid; magnificent; admirable; ostentatious. “Of shadow proud.” --Chapman. “Proud titles.” --Shak. “ The proud temple's height.” --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Till tower, and dome, and bridge-way proud Are mantled with a golden cloud. --Keble. [1913 Webster] 3. Excited by sexual desire; -- applied particularly to the females of some animals. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Note: Proud is often used with participles in the formation of compounds which, for the most part, are self-explaining; as, proud-crested, proud-minded, proud-swelling. [1913 Webster] Proud flesh (Med.), a fungous growth or excrescence of granulations resembling flesh, in a wound or ulcer. [1913 Webster]

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