1. noun
a) A strip of gauze or similar material used to protect or support a wound or injury.

...he was deadly pale, and the blood-stained bandage round his head told that he had recently been wounded, and still more recently dressed.

b) A strip of cloth bound round the head and eyes as a blindfold.

...the president informed him that one of the conditions of his introduction was that he should be eternally ignorant of the place of meeting, and that he would allow his eyes to be bandaged, swearing that he would not endeavor to take off the bandage.

See Also: dressing, splint
2. verb
To apply a bandage to something.

...they ate...whilst they chatted, disputed and laughed. The door to the surgeons room stood open, meantime, but the cutting, sewing, splicing, and bandaging going on in there in plain view did not seem to disturb anyones appetite.

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