Sindon
Sindon Sin"don, n. [L., a kind of fine Indian cotton stuff, Gr. ???.] 1. A wrapper. [Obs.] ``Wrapped in sindons of linen.'' --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. (Surg.) A small rag or pledget introduced into the hole in the cranium made by a trephine. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]


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