a strip of cloth or other material used to bind up a wound, sore, sprain, etc.
anything used as a band or ligature.
to bind or cover with a bandage: to bandage the ankles of a football player to prevent sprains.
to put a bandage on a wound, sprain, etc.: Apply some iodine before you bandage.
- band·ag·er, noun
- re·band·age, verb (used with object), re·band·aged, re·band·ag·ing.
- un·band·age, verb (used with object), un·band·aged, un·band·ag·ing.
- well-bandaged, adjective
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How to use bandage in a sentence
Within seconds, she had undone the straps and was furiously bandaging the sashes around my waist.
Mabel Andrews came once to a meeting and in businesslike fashion explained the Red Cross dressings and gave a lesson in bandaging.The Amazing Interlude | Mary Roberts Rinehart
She stood by her table bandaging, washing small wounds, talking her bits of French, until one o'clock.The Amazing Interlude | Mary Roberts Rinehart
He hastened to cleanse and dress the wound, again bandaging the man's head.Frank Merriwell's Pursuit | Burt L. Standish
Get Frenchy especially; he knows something about bandaging and that.Fifty-Two Stories For Girls | Various
The splints and bandaging have served their purpose only too well, because callous is forming already.The Terms of Surrender | Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for bandage
a piece of material used to dress a wound, bind a broken limb, etc
a strip of any soft material used for binding, etc
to cover or bind with a bandage
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