Synonyms for poultice

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And yet not one mother or nurse in ten knows how to make a poultice.

"I should advise you to poultice," she said, addressing Tim.

I put him ter bed and made the poultice, then I put it ter his side.

In the common paronychia a poultice is generally sufficient.

It's like the poultice Aunt Cindy made for Walkah's toothache.

She chewed some of the poultice and swallowed it before Husky's eyes.

He called her 'Miss,' too, an' I judged that 'Miss' was one o' them poultice words to her.

He added, on his own initiative, a thing that looked like a poultice.

The poultice and cold cloths may be used for an hour twice a day.

Wear a broad band of new flannel over the parts after the poultice.

WORD ORIGIN

16c. alteration of Middle English pultes (late 14c.), ultimately from Latin pultes, plural of puls "porridge" (see pulse (n.2)).

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