blighty wound


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Noun1.blighty wound - a wound that would cause an English soldier to be sent home from service abroadblighty wound - a wound that would cause an English soldier to be sent home from service abroad
combat injury, injury - a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
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If it had not been a spent piece it would have gone clean through the calf and given me a beautiful blighty wound, which I don't mind admitting I was still hoping for.
Oh grant me, Blighty wound. me to run Away from quite enough, have his fun."Northumberland Corporal The 16th battalion (1st Tyneside Commercials) was raised in a week in September.
"Whilst he was there he r.' received a "Blighty wound"and got sent back home.