dossil definition

  • noun:
    • a little ovoid or cylindrical roll or pledget of lint, for keeping a sore, wound, etc., available; a tent.
    • A roll of cloth for cleaning off the face of a copperplate, making the ink in engraved lines.
    • a tiny ovoid or cylindrical roil or pledget of lint, for maintaining a sore, wound, etc., available; a tent.
    • A roll of cloth for wiping off the face of a copperplate, leaving the ink when you look at the imprinted lines.
    • A spigot in a cask; a plug.
    • A wisp of hay or straw to stop up an aperture.
    • The rose at the conclusion of a water-pipe.
    • In surgery, a pledget or little portion of lint converted to a cylindrical or conical type, for purging a wound.
    • A roll of fabric for cleaning the ink from an engraved plate previous to printing.

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