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English noun: poultice

1. poultice (artifact) a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.


Synonymscataplasm, plaster


Broader (hypernym)dressing, medical dressing


Narrower (hyponym)mustard plaster, sinapism


English verb: poultice

1. poultice (body) dress by covering with a therapeutic substance


ExamplesDid he poultice his foot?


Synonymsplaster


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)dress


Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine









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