1) To strike violently, so as to bruise or crush.

1521 ryotous persons dyd … cast the seyd dame Anne ouerthwart upon a horse bakk … and with ropes and other ingynes bynde her fast … and so her caryed from thence … by force whereof she was so sore brusyd, frushed and hurt, Egton.

places Egton
dates 1521

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