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Origin of first aid
OTHER WORDS FROM first aidfirst-aid, adjectivefirst-aid·er, noun
Words nearby first aid
Example sentences from the Web for first aid
My only real expenses have been things like first-aid kits, water-purification tablets, batteries, walkie talkies and the like.How to Prepare for December 21, 2012? Preppers Weigh In|Andrew Carter|December 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The marathon is a 26-mile-long feeding, hydrating, first-aid, and security system.New York City Marathon Would Have Been a Logistical Nightmare|Daniel Gross|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He had lost considerable blood by the time the first-aid team was able to get him out and apply a tourniquet.The Scarlet Lake Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
Even Vee was busy with a first-aid class, learnin' how to tie bandages and put on splints.The House of Torchy|Sewell Ford
The wound in his back was given some attention at a first-aid station behind the line.The Iron Ration|George Abel Schreiner
It should not be used as an immediate or first-aid remedy for fear it may become associated with a most distressing memory.
Ahead of us the trench twisted, and an arrow pointed to a first-aid dressing-station.With the French in France and Salonika|Richard Harding Davis
British Dictionary definitions for first aid
- immediate medical assistance given in an emergency
- (as modifier)first-aid box