Middle English Dictionary Entry

hurt n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) A wound, an injury; also, disease, malady; also, the loss of a member, maiming [last quot.]; (b) sorrow, vexation; lovesickness; (c) spiritual injury, injury to the soul.
(a) Financial loss; (b) a wrong; (c) law a violation of honor, an impairment of authority; violation of a privilege or a privileged place.
(a) Stumbling; bumping, collision; (b) a cause of stumbling or error.

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Note: Med., etc., see further J.Norri, Dictionary of Medical Vocabulary, s.v. hurt.