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Origin of tourniquet
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Example sentences from the Web for tourniquet
A bystander had placed a belt on his arm to act as a tourniquet.New Orleans Shooting: I Saw the Mother’s Day Parade Gunman|Jarratt Pytell|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The tourniquet on the left leg went just above the knee, below which there was nothing but torn flesh and a length of bare bone.Carlos Arredondo, Boston Marathon Hero in a Cowboy Hat, on the Bombs|Michael Daly|April 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Another Afghan police officer used a towel as a tourniquet to stop the bleeding.
An Army officer then used his belt to make a tourniquet on Munley's leg.
On catching him I found that he had somehow severed an artery in his tail, and I had to improvise a tourniquet to stop the flow.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
To prevent the flow of blood, a tight bandage known as a tourniquet must be tied between the cut and the heart.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
Can such an effect be produced by the sight of that tourniquet of dust, far away over the plain, yet whirling nearer and nearer?Aletta|Bertram Mitford
He could not help praising them a little for what they had done with the primitive tourniquet and the styptic agency of the snow.Cedar Creek|Elizabeth Hely Walshe
The pass called "Le Tourniquet" is a better one for a number of coins.Magic|Ellis Stanyon