Gouge

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Gouge

In numismatics, a significant scratch or other blemish on a coin, usually more than normal wear and tear. This may affect the coin's value for collectors.
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Roman gouged out his eyes while serving a 364-day sentence for attacking his wife and police officers inside the couple's home in 2005.
After he opened the door, they punched him in the face, put the barrel of a Kalashnikov rifle in his mouth and gouged out his eyes with a knife in the presence of his wife and seven children.
Ahamed, India's junior foreign minister, told Parliament that a Saudi court had ordered that the worker, Abdul Lateef Naushad's right eye be gouged out after the Saudi citizen, Naif Al-Otaibi, lost his right eye during a fight.