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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. lint, especially when made into a tent for insertion into wounds or ulcers

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Lint; esp., lint made into a tent for insertion into wounds or ulcers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In surgery, lint; a tent for a wound.

Etymologies

Latin linamentum, from linum flax. (Wiktionary)

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