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bandage

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noun ban·dage \ˈban-dij\

Simple Definition of bandage

  • : a covering (such as a strip of cloth) that protects or supports part of the body that has been hurt

Full Definition of bandage

  1. 1 :  a strip of fabric used especially to cover, dress, and bind up wounds

  2. 2 :  a flexible strip or band used to cover, strengthen, or compress something

Examples of bandage

  1. He wrapped a bandage around his knee.

  2. She put a bandage on the cut.



Origin of bandage

Middle French, from bande


First Known Use: 1599


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bandage

verb ban·dage

Simple Definition of bandage

  • : to cover or wrap (something) with a bandage

Full Definition of bandage

ban·dagedban·dag·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to bind, dress, or cover with a bandage <bandage a wound> <a bandaged ankle>

Examples of bandage

  1. He arrived with a bandaged ankle.

  2. <her mother always bandages her scraped knees very carefully>



1774

First Known Use of bandage

1774



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