WHIFFLE-TREE

\wˈɪfə͡ltɹˈiː], \wˈɪfə‍ltɹˈiː], \w_ˈɪ_f_əl_t_ɹ_ˈiː]\
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1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.

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interrupted suture

  • See cut. series of stitches each separately tied. A s. formed by single stitches inserted separately, needle being usually passed through one lip from without inward, and the other within outward.
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