Definition of Sprain

  • (v. t.) To weaken, as a joint, ligament, or muscle, by sudden and excessive exertion, as by wrenching; to overstrain, or stretch injuriously, but without luxation; as, to sprain one's ankle.
  • (n.) The act or result of spraining; lameness caused by spraining; as, a bad sprain of the wrist.

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