Bandage to Bank
(Band"age) n. [F. bandage, fr. bande. See Band.]
1. A fillet or strip of woven material, used in dressing and binding up wounds, etc.
2. Something resembling a bandage; that which is bound over or round something to cover, strengthen,
or compress it; a ligature.
Zeal too had a place among the rest, with a bandage over her eyes.
(Band"age), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bandaged (-ajd); p. pr. & vb. n. Bandaging ] To bind,
dress, or cover, with a bandage; as, to bandage the eyes.
(||Ban*da"la) n. A fabric made in Manilla from the older leaf sheaths of the abaca (Musa textilis).
(Ban*dan"na, Ban*dan"a) n. [Hind. bandhnu a mode of dyeing in which the cloth is tied in
different places so as to prevent the parts tied from receiving the dye. Cf. Band, n.]
1. A species of silk or cotton handkerchief, having a uniformly dyed ground, usually of red or blue, with
white or yellow figures of a circular, lozenge, or other simple form.
2. A style of calico printing, in which white or bright spots are produced upon cloth previously dyed of a
uniform red or dark color, by discharging portions of the color by chemical means, while the rest of the
cloth is under pressure. Ure.
(Band"box`) n. A light box of pasteboard or thin wood, usually cylindrical, for holding ruffs
collars, caps, bonnets, etc.
(||Ban"deau) n.; pl. Bandeaux [F.] A narrow band or fillet; a part of a head-dress.
Around the edge of this cap was a stiff bandeau of leather.
Sir W. Scott.
(Band"e*let Band"let) n. [F. bandelette, dim. of bande. See Band, n., and cf. Bendlet.]
(Arch.) A small band or fillet; any little band or flat molding, compassing a column, like a ring. Gwilt.
(Band"er) n. One banded with others. [R.]
(Band"e*role Band"rol) n. [F. banderole, dim. of bandière, bannière, banner; cf. It. banderuola
a little banner. See Banner.] A little banner, flag, or streamer. [Written also bannerol.]
From the extremity of which fluttered a small banderole or streamer bearing a cross.
Sir W. Scott.
(Band" fish`) (Zoöl.) A small red fish of the genus Cepola; the ribbon fish.
(Ban"di*coot) n. [A corruption of the native name.] (Zoöl.) (a) A species of very large rat
found in India and Ceylon. It does much injury to rice fields and gardens. (b) A ratlike marsupial animal
(genus Perameles) of several species, found in Australia and Tasmania.
(Band"ing plane`) A plane used for cutting out grooves and inlaying strings and bands in
straight and circular work.
(Ban"dit) n.; pl. Bandits or Banditti [It. bandito outlaw, p. p. of bandire to proclaim, to
banish, to proscribe, LL. bandire, bannire. See Ban an edict, and cf. Banish.] An outlaw; a brigand.
No savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer.