from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A sling of linen or other fabric for supporting the forearm when fractured or otherwise injured.


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  • They had taken the arm-sling I'd been given at the hospital because it would be possible for me to hang myself with it but they had left Nitri's scarf because it wouldn't.

    The Striker Portfolio

  • Somehow I knew that I could not impress upon this man my desire as I had upon the sentry-if I had-still will gave me a shield to arm-sling for my own protection.

    Year of the Unicorn

  • Sling the arm in a small arm-sling like the straw envelope of a bottle.

    Papers on Health

  • A youth of nineteen or twenty sat in a niche in the trench, naked to the waist save where a bandaged-arm rested in a long arm-sling.

    The Red Horizon


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