Meaning of “bandage” in the English Dictionary

"bandage" in British English

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bandagenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈbæn.dɪdʒ/ us /ˈbæn.dɪdʒ/

A2 US also gauze a long, narrow piece of cloth that is tied around an injury or a part of someone's body that has been hurt

US a Band-Aid

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bandageverb [ T ]

uk /ˈbæn.dɪdʒ/ us /ˈbæn.dɪdʒ/

to tie a bandage around an injury or part of someone's body, or put bandages on someone or something:

You ought to bandage (up) that cut.
the dog's bandaged paw

(Definition of “bandage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bandage" in American English

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bandagenoun [ C ]

us /ˈbæn·dɪdʒ/

a strip of cloth that is used to cover an injury on someone’s body to protect it

verb [ T ] us /ˈbæn·dɪdʒ/

They bandaged his wounds.

(Definition of “bandage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)