from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The injury resulting from violent friction, as sliding down a rope or a slope of grass or ice. The effects are often similar to those of scalding water.
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The first few times I came close to soiling myself after the brush-burn high of the kill had worked its way through me; my bowels turning to a liquid commentary on the deeds of the minutes that had passed before.
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