The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A discolouration of the skin produced by extravasated blood under or in the texture of the skin, the result of a blow or of disease.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ecchymosis'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/e/ecchymosis.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.