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  • adjective Resembling a splint or some aspect of one.


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splint +‎ -like


  • His arm was immobilized in a splintlike dressing that left him unable to write.

    Soarer's Choice

  • [89] I folded the condor's wing and stabilized the fracture by securing the wing up against its body with a figure eight, splintlike wrapping that works like a Chinese finger trap.

    The Lake House

  • We find in the places of the second and fourth digits only two slender splintlike bones, about two-thirds as long as the cannon bone, which gradually taper to their lower ends and bear no finger joints, or, as they are termed, phalanges.

    Darwinism (1889)


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