Meaning of bandage

band•age

Pronunciation: (ban'dij), [key]
— n., v., -aged, -ag•ing.
—n.
  1. a strip of cloth or other material used to bind up a wound, sore, sprain, etc.
  2. anything used as a band or ligature.
—v.t.
  1. to bind or cover with a bandage: to bandage the ankles of a football player to prevent sprains.
—v.i.
  1. to put a bandage on a wound, sprain, etc.: Apply some iodine before you bandage.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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