Definition of sanies in English:

sanies

noun

mass nounrare
  • A thin discharge from a wound or ulcer, containing serum, pus, and blood.

    • ‘If the lesion breaks and the sanies flows into the bladder, let her drink goats' or asses' milk.’
    • ‘The discharge from the wound altered from a bloody sanies to a white serous fluid.’
    • ‘Sanies is thinner than blood, unequally thick, glutinous, and coloured.’
    • ‘The whole hand was a mass of yellow pus, streaked with sanies.’
    • ‘The patient was turned over on her affected side, and during the first twelve hours the plaster drew out two large basins of sanies.’
    pus, suppuration, purulence, discharge, secretion
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Origin

Mid 16th century: Latin.

Pronunciation

sanies

/ˈseɪnɪiːz/