splint

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splint
  • noun
    A strip of rigid material used for supporting and immobilizing a broken bone when it has been set. (she had to wear splints on her legs)
    A long, thin strip of wood used to light a fire. (By the light of burning splints, the raiders had marched all the men into the fields and tied them up.)
    A bony enlargement on the inside of a horse's leg, on the splint bone.

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