splinter up

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splinter up

  1. (transitive) To attach splints to a broken limb in order to allow it to grow together.
    • 1719- Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
      DEC. 27. - Killed a young goat, and lamed another, so that I caught it and led it home in a string; when I had it at home, I bound and splintered up its leg, which was broke.

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