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A strip of material such as gauze used to protect, immobilize, compress, or support a wound or injured body part.
tr.v. band·aged, band·ag·ing, band·ag·es
To apply a bandage to.

[French, from Old French bande, band, strip; see band1.]

band′ag·er n.
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Noun1.bandaging - the act of applying a bandagebandaging - the act of applying a bandage  
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
References in classic literature ?
The president rose, appointed three members to accompany him, and got into the carriage with the general after bandaging his eyes.
Doctors have tried various approaches to help chronic wounds heal, including bandaging, dressing, exposure to oxygen and growth-factor therapy, but they often show limited effectiveness.
In addition to bandaging material, you may need to use a bootie or an Elizabethan collar to prevent him from working to remove the bandage.