What does the word splint mean?

Usage examples for splint

  1. And maybe I can put a temporary splint on your arm, woman." – Warlord of Kor by Terry Gene Carr
  2. On the porch with its southern exposure she sat in her low, splint- bottomed rocker, leaning forward, her elbows on her knees. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  3. Faversham's leg had been already placed in a rough splint and his head bandaged. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward