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splint

splint

 
pronunciation:
splInt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thin piece of wood, metal, or plastic used to support and immobilize a broken or dislocated limb or joint.
 
definition 2: a thin strip of wood used to weave a chair seat, basket, or the like.
definition 3: an abnormal bony growth on or enlargement of the splint bone in a horse or related animal.
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  first aid, skeleton