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Blush when injured by animal's horns? (5)

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I believe the answer is:

gored

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'injured by animal's horns?' is the definition.
Although both the answer and definition are past participle verbs, I can't see how one could define the other.

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(Other definitions for gored that I've seen before include "Pierced by, eg, a bull's horn" , "Pierced - blush (can be 5 or 2,3)" , "Pierced with horn or tusk" , "Wounded by bull's horns" , "like an unfortunate matador?" .)

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