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1bandage

noun ban·dage \ˈban-dij\

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

2bandage

verb

: to cover or wrap (something) with a bandage

ban·dagedban·dag·ing

Full Definition of BANDAGE

transitive verb
:  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>

First Known Use of BANDAGE

1774

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