Thesaurus / lint
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The surgeons clapped a great wad of lint into the hole and we bound it up.

Cleanse the skin of the distal phalanx of the second finger of the left hand above the root of the nail with lint and ether.

He laid the lint on the wounds, and then bound them firmly and evenly.

In the British army in the Crimea chloroform was generally applied by simply pouring a little on lint.

He took a piece of lint, and utilizing it as a sponge, bathed the wound.

When he put the question to her, the rock and the lint fell out of Bessie's hand, and she sat a while quite motionless.

Lint is the name given to the cotton which remains when separated from the seeds.

But poultices, greasy salves, or filling the wound with lint, will have an opposite effect.

Tow, raw cotton, lint, or sponges may be forced into a wound and held or bound there with bandages.

Special Report on Diseases of CattleU.S. Department of Agriculture

The teeth of the saws catch and carry through the lint from the seed.

The South-WestJonathon Holt Ingraham

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.