"dossil" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Forms: dossils [plural]
  1. A small roll or plug used to stop a sore, wound, etc.; a pledget. Categories (topical): Surgery
  2. A roll of cloth for wiping off the face of a copperplate, leaving the ink in the engraved lines. Categories (topical): Printing

Inflected forms

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