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bandage (n.)

"strip of soft cloth or other material used in binding wounds, stopping bleeding, etc.," 1590s, from Middle French bandage (16c.), from Old French bander "to bind," from bande "a strip" (see band (n.1)).

bandage (v.)

"to dress a wound, etc., with a bandage," 1734 (implied in bandaging), from bandage (n.). Related: Bandaged.

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Definitions of bandage from WordNet
1
bandage (v.)
wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose;
Synonyms: bind
bandage (v.)
dress by covering or binding;
The nurse bandaged a sprained ankle
bandage an incision
2
bandage (n.)
a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body;
Synonyms: patch
From wordnet.princeton.edu