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Poultice meaning

poultice - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. A soft composition, as of bread, bran, or a mucilaginous substance, to be applied to sores, inflamed parts of the body, etc.; a cataplasm.
  2. 2. To apply a poultice to; to dress with a poultice.
  3. 3. Mash of meal, & c., applied to a sore.
  4. 4. To apply a poultice to.

poultice - examples of usage

  1. Whenever the poultice has cooled it should be replaced by a new one. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. He called her 'Miss, ' too, an' I judged that 'Miss' was one o' them poultice words to her. - "Friendship Village", Zona Gale.
  3. This evaporating dressing is far superior to the dirty, sticky, germ- breeding poultice. - "A Handbook of Health", Woods Hutchinson.
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