Pronounced [Enz-ots-ma] noun.
Technical name for a Christmas tree eye injury. A scratch to the eye lens caused by poking the tip of the branch into the eye when decorating with baubles. Symptoms are burning itching eye and blurred vision. Permanent injury (rare) results in an enzotsmatism.

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  1. Sounds nasty. It won't be long before we will all have to fill out risk assessment forms for these dangerous Christmas-themed household tasks. This is why paper-chains are the way forward.