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n. - 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. v. - Dress by covering with a therapeutic substance.

Usage examples (37)
  • I have heard the term poultice applied to the suet pudding more than once in casual conversations in the exercise ground.
  • During the second five minutes this belief evaporates, but the poultice is buckled at the back and you can’t get it off.
  • Also I remember the 'poultice' (hope that is the right spelling).
  • If the pain is severe a mustard poultice may be used. for more
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