verb (used with or without object), noun
Words nearby staunch
Examples from the Web for staunched
President has staunched the bleeding, but didn't blow anything away.
So—whew—the bleeding seems finally to have been staunched, three months after BP stabbed its hole in the bottom of the sea.
He brought a towel back with him and staunched the flow of blood from the leg with a clumsily fashioned bandage.Across the Mesa|Jarvis Hall
At one period, after the amputation of a limb, bleeding was staunched by the application of boiling pitch.Every Man his own Doctor|R. T. Claridge
"It is nothing," said Wallace, as he staunched the wound with his scarf.
A compress, steeped in oil, was then applied, and it staunched the bleeding.Joan of Arc|Ronald Sutherland Gower
A bullet has entered his forehead, but the blood is staunched by the dust of the road.From Pole to Pole|Sven Anders Hedin