The morning came: it was a pleasant sight to behold Mr.
Tupman in full brigand's costume, with a very tight jacket,
sitting like a pincushion over his back and shoulders, the upper
portion of his legs incased in the velvet shorts, and the lower part
thereof swathed in the complicated bandages to which all
brigands are peculiarly attached.
The Pickwick Papers
noun [C] LITERARY
an armed thief, especially one of a group living in the countryside and stealing from people travelling through the area
The noun has one meaning:
Meaning #1: someone injured or killed in an accident
to hurt or cause physical harm to a person or animal:
A bomb exploded at the embassy, injuring several people.
She fell and injured her shoulder.
He was badly injured in the crash.
He claimed that working too hard was injuring his health.
hurt or physically harmed:
She was told to stay in bed to rest her injured back.
the injured plural noun
people who are injured, considered as a group:
The injured were taken to several nearby hospitals.
If your feelings are injured, someone has offended or upset you.
noun [C or U]
physical harm or damage to someone's body caused by an accident or an attack:
a head/back/knee injury
Several train passengers received/sustained serious injuries in the crash.
Injuries to the spine are common amongst these workers.
They were lucky to escape (without) injury.