- 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.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of splint
OTHER WORDS FROM splintsplintlike, adjectiveun·splint·ed, adjective
Words nearby splint
Example sentences from the Web for splint
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