Dos"sil (?), n. [OE. dosil faucet of a barrel, OF. dosil, duisil, spigot, LL. diciculus, ducillus, fr. L. ducere to lead, draw. See Duct, Duke.]

1. Surg.

A small ovoid or cylindrical roil or pledget of lint, for keeping a sore, wound, etc., open; a tent.

2. Printing

A roll of cloth for wiping off the face of a copperplate, leaving the ink in the engraved lines.


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