Finally, a pledget of cotton-wool soaked in a 20% solution of cocaine is pushed into the tympanic cavity.
Others have used effectively a pledget of cotton soaked in chloroform.
In swimming or surf bathing it is advisable to use a pledget of lamb's wool to close the opening of the ears.
After the operation, a pledget of cotton dipped in the green ointment described by Rhazes should be placed in the nose.
pledget, who was ambling side by side with us on his mule, suddenly fell behind.
pledget and Gingham, deeming the road now safe, pushed forward to Aire, leaving the cart to follow with the convoy.
This pledget should have a string fastened to it, hanging from the nose in order that it may be easily removed.
We were conducted by pledget into a large room on the first floor, filled, like the others, with every form of suffering.
pledget's primary idea was, that Capsicum might possibly have a penchant for a dish of stewed puppies.
The next morning we returned to the chateau, for the purpose of bringing in pledget and Cousin Tom.
pledget pled·get (plěj'ĭt)
A small, flat absorbent pad used to medicate, drain, or protect a wound or sore.