bandage

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
band•age /ˈbændɪdʒ/USA pronunciation   n., v.,  -aged, -ag•ing. 
n. [countable]
  1. Medicinea strip of material, as cloth, used to cover a wound or sprain.

v. [+ object]
  1. Medicineto tie, bind, or cover with a bandage.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
band•age  (bandij),USA pronunciation n., v.,  -aged, -ag•ing. 
n. 
  1. Medicinea strip of cloth or other material used to bind up a wound, sore, sprain, etc.
  2. anything used as a band or ligature.

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

v.i. 
  1. Medicineto put a bandage on a wound, sprain, etc.:Apply some iodine before you bandage.
bandag•er, n. 
  • Middle French; see band2, -age
  • 1590–1600
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . dressing, binding, compass.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

bandage /ˈbændɪdʒ/ n
  1. a piece of material used to dress a wound, bind a broken limb, etc
vb
  1. to cover or bind with a bandage
Etymology: 16th Century: from French, from band strip, band²



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