slightly wounded

slightly wounded

A casualty whose injuries or illness are relatively minor, permitting the patient to walk and/or sit. See also patient; walking patient.
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He too was but slightly wounded, a bullet, grazing his skull, having stunned him, so that when he regained consciousness he was apparently as fit as ever.
An examination disclosed that five of our erstwhile opponents were dead and the sixth, the Neanderthal man, was but slightly wounded, a bullet having glanced from his thick skull, stunning him.
In five minutes three were slightly wounded, one on the hand, another on the ear, by the defender of the stair, who himself remained intact--a piece of skill which was worth to him, according to the rules agreed upon, three turns of favor,
They had so well aimed their shot at the men they knew, that one of them was killed on the spot, and the other very much wounded; but not being dead, he started up on his feet, and called eagerly for help to the other; but the captain stepping to him, told him it was too late to cry for help, he should call upon God to forgive his villainy, and with that word knocked him down with the stock of his musket, so that he never spoke more; there were three more in the company, and one of them was slightly wounded.
Bushby was slightly wounded, but the party was at length driven away.
When the emperor returned from the Island of Elba, my brother instantly joined the army, was slightly wounded at Waterloo, and retired with the army beyond the Loire.
The troops retaliated and exchange of fires lasted for about 25 minutes leaving four soldiers slightly wounded.
Although slightly wounded he dashed forward, at the head of his section, pushed into our barrage and personally destroyed with bombs an enemy machine gun crew which was causing heavy casualties.
Up to 223 people were slightly wounded and immediately treated, while 200 others were taken to hospital, Dawlatabadi was quoted by FARS news agency as saying Sunday.
Setiawan said the man was arrested, while four children were slightly wounded and were being treated at a hospital.
The Russian Defence Ministry said the two Russian servicemen were slightly wounded in rebel shelling of the humanitarian corridor in the western section of Castello Road in north Aleppo.
Only the seventh soldier was slightly wounded by shrapnel," added Colonel Oueslati, stating that no bullet wound was recorded.