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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?


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)dress

Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine

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