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bandage


noun

  1. a strip of cloth or other material used to bind up a wound, sore, sprain, etc.
  2. anything used as a band or ligature.

verb (used with object), band·aged, band·ag·ing.

  1. to bind or cover with a bandage: to bandage the ankles of a football player to prevent sprains.

verb (used without object), band·aged, band·ag·ing.

  1. to put a bandage on a wound, sprain, etc.: Apply some iodine before you bandage.

noun

  1. a piece of material used to dress a wound, bind a broken limb, etc
  2. a strip of any soft material used for binding, etc

verb

  1. to cover or bind with a bandage
n.

1590s, from Middle French bandage (16c.), from Old French bander “to bind,” from bande “a strip” (see band (n.1)).

v.

1774, from bandage (n.). Related: Bandaged; bandaging.

n.

  1. A strip of material such as gauze used to protect, immobilize, compress, or support a wound or injured body part.

v.

  1. To apply a bandage to.

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