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weal

1
a raised mark on the surface of the body produced by a blow

weal

2
Obsolete the state
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When the victim's son intervened, McKeown struck him with the bat, leaving a weal on his back.
Three days after that the blisters had become solid weals on his tongue and between his toes.
The weals often start in response to heat or scratches.
He was then hit by another five-day suspension for also causing minor weals to Rosie All Over, who was fourth in the 3m4f handicap chase.
absorption reduces drastically the likelihood of weals or other injury.
There are cases of minor weals, moderate weals and drawing blood," he said.
By all means penalise jockeys for whipping beaten horses, and jockeys causing marks or weals on horses, but please don't destroy racing and the will to win by counting whip strokes that are within reason.
So we decided to introduce a belt-and-braces measure, by keeping a list of those horses who show weals easily and putting it up in the jockeys' changing room.