Definition of Dossils

1. Noun. (plural of dossil) ¹



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Definition of Dossils

1. dossil [n] - See also: dossil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dossils

dossal
dossals
dossed
dossel
dossels
dosser
dosseret
dosserets
dossers
dosses
dosshouse
dosshouses
dossier
dossiers
dossil
dossils (current term)
dossing
dost
dosulepin
dot
dot-bomb
dot-com
dot-commer
dot-coms
dot-matrix
dot ball
dot blot
dot bomb
dot com
dot com company

Literary usage of Dossils

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1. The London Medical Gazette (1829)
"The wound, which had a " hideous aspect," was speedily closed by hare-lip needles at the angles of the mouth, stitches, and and plaister; dossils of lint ..."

2. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1852)
"Alcohol, applied upon dossils of charpie, is a most energetic styptic. It causes a strong or even a temporarily painful sensation, and often speedily checks ..."

3. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1835)
"The plan adopted by Mr. Crosse is apparently of French extraction—the introduction of dossils of lint round a canula. A gum-elastic canula, he says, ..."

4. The North American Medical and Surgical Journal (1831)
"He applies the caustic liquor by means of dossils of lint, held in a pair of dressing forceps. If he wishes the caustic to act to a considerable depth, ..."

5. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1853)
"Moreover, we may not have any appropriate instrument at hand. He has found three means of great utility :—1. Alcohol, applied upon dossils of charpie, ..."

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