- any of a number of narrow plates or lames joined with rivets or a backing to form a piece of armor.
- a partial vambrace protecting only the outer part of the arm.
Origin of splint
OTHER WORDS FROM splintsplintlike, adjectiveun·splint·ed, adjective
Words nearby splint
How to use splint in a sentence
In his shock, Lewis had forgotten to build any kind of splint.Cold, Alone, and in Pain|Fred Dreier|January 12, 2022|Outside Online
Look for increased injuries ranging from shin splints to stress fractures, toe trouble to tendinopathies.These Will Be the Biggest Health Trends of 2022|mmirhashem|December 26, 2021|Outside Online
Now, when she knows she might be on her phone for longer periods of time, she said she uses a splint her husband 3-D printed for her that keeps her ring and pinkie fingers together.How to avoid ‘smartphone pinkie’ and other pains and problems from being glued to your phone|Allyson Chiu|October 29, 2021|Washington Post
Tommy Splint was indeed disappointed at having to leave the garden class thus abruptly.
On this particular Sunday Tommy Splint, who was a regular attendant at the garden class, arrived late.
He found that his right hand was tightly and firmly bandaged, and kept still by a splint.Julian Home|Dean Frederic W. Farrar
Old Gid, in his splint-bottomed chair, leaned back against the wall and feasted his eyes upon their antics.An Arkansas Planter|Opie Percival Read
He confirmed Garry's finding that the leg was not broken, and complimented him on his neat job of putting on the temporary splint.The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers|Claude A. Labelle