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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A plaster containing powdered black mustard.

Usage examples (5)
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  • The sinapism will draw the current of the circulation to the exterior, the metastasis to the lungs or intestines is prevented, and the enfeebled nervous system is... for more
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