I. noun Etymology: Middle French, from bande Date: 1599 1. a strip of fabric used especially to cover, dress, and bind up wounds 2. a flexible strip or band used to cover, strengthen, or compress something II. transitive verb (bandaged; bandaging) Date: 1774 to bind, dress, or cover with a bandage <
bandage a wound
a bandaged ankle

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  • bandage — [ bɑ̃daʒ ] n. m. • 1508; de bander I ♦ 1 ♦ Rare Action de bander, de fixer un pansement. 2 ♦ Cour. Bandes de tissu ainsi appliquées. Bandage simple. ⇒ 1. bande, écharpe, pansement. Bandage en T, croisé (⇒ spica) . Bandage ouaté. Bandage herniaire …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bandage — BANDAGE. s. m. Bande, lien qui sert à bander. Faire un bandage. Délier un bandage. f♛/b] Il se prend aussi pour La façon, la manière de bander quelque chose. Un des grands secrets de l art des Chirurgièns, c est le bandage.[b]Bandage, se dit… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Bandage — Sf fester Schnür bzw. Stützverband erw. fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. bandage, einer Ableitung von frz. bander verbinden , zu frz. bande Binde , das aus dem Germanischen stammt (binden). Die harten Bandagen sind die Vorläufer der… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Bandage — Band age (b[a^]nd [asl]j), n. [F. bandage, fr. bande. See {Band}.] 1. A fillet or strip of woven material, used in dressing and binding up wounds, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Something resembling a bandage; that which is bound over or round something… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bandage — Bandage. s. m. Façon & maniere de bander quelque chose. Un des grands secrets de l art des Chirurgiens, c est le bandage. Il se prend encore pour les bandes mesmes qui servent à bander, & plus particulierement pour un Brayer. Bandage, Se dit… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Bandage — Band age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bandaged} (b[a^]nd [asl]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bandaging} (b[a^]nd [asl]*j[i^]ng).] To bind, dress, or cover, with a bandage; as, to bandage the eyes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bandage — 1590s, from M.Fr. bandage (16c.), from O.Fr. bander to bind, from bande a strip (see BAND (Cf. band) (1)). As a verb from 1774. Related: Bandaged; bandaging …   Etymology dictionary

  • bandage — [n] covering for wound cast, compress, dressing, gauze, plaster; concept 311 bandage [v] cover a wound bind, dress, swathe, truss, wrap; concept 310 …   New thesaurus

  • bandage — ► NOUN ▪ a strip of material used to bind up a wound or to protect an injury. ► VERB ▪ bind with a bandage. ORIGIN French, from bande band …   English terms dictionary

  • bandage — [ban′dij] n. [Fr < bande, BAND1] a strip of cloth, esp. gauze, or other dressing used to bind or cover an injured part of the body vt. bandaged, bandaging to put a bandage on (an injured part or person) …   English World dictionary

  • Bandage — (fr., spr. Bandahsch, Chir.), 1) eine für einen chirurgischen Heilzweck bestimmte u. diesem angemessen eingerichtete Binde; 2) der ganze Apparat, der zu einem chirurgischen Verbande dient, Bandagenlehre, so v.w. Verbandlehre, s. Verband,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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