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Noun: poultice  pówl-tis
  1. 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.
    - cataplasm, plaster
Verb: poultice  pówl-tis
  1. (medicine) dress by covering with a therapeutic substance
    - plaster

Derived forms: poulticed, poultices, poulticing

Type of: dress, dressing, medical dressing

Encyclopedia: Poultice