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- 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.
Latin linamentum, from linum flax. (Wiktionary)