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poul·tice / ˈpōltəs/ • n. a soft, moist mass of material, typically of plant material or flour, applied to the body to relieve soreness and inflammation and kept in place with a cloth. • v. [tr.] apply a poultice to: he poulticed the wound.

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poultice

poultice (fomentation) (pohl-tis) n. a preparation of hot moist material applied to any part of the body to increase local circulation, alleviate pain, or soften the skin.

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poultice

poultice soft mass of bread, etc. applied as an emollient, etc. XVI. orig. pl. pultes, later taken as sg. — L. pultes, pl. of puls, pult- pottage, pap; see PULSE2.

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