Meaning of “flesh wound” in the English Dictionary

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flesh woundnoun [ C ]

us /ˈfleʃˌwund/

an injury only to the flesh and not to the bones or inner organs:

Fortunately it was only a flesh wound, and he was expected to recover completely.

(Definition of “flesh wound” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)