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synonyms for poultice

  • cataplasm
  • compress
  • dressing
  • fomentation
  • plaster
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How to use poultice in a sentence

If much inflamed, a poultice should be applied, and the lamb placed under the charge of another nurse.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Now, you make a nice hot poultice of this meal, which is magical, and put it on the back of his neck.
LULU, ALICE AND JIMMIE WIBBLEWOBBLEHOWARD R. GARIS
But I think I would feel better if I had a hot cornmeal poultice on the back of my neck.
LULU, ALICE AND JIMMIE WIBBLEWOBBLEHOWARD R. GARIS
At eight o'clock I had a cold-water poultice, and at half past eight I drank a cup of mint tea.
IN A GERMAN PENSIONKATHERINE MANSFIELD
With much more concerning her miraculous recovery through the aid of a "terbacker and onion poultice."
CAP'N ERIJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN
A large poultice of hops, soaked in hot vinegar, has also been found useful.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
The volume ought to have been bound in a poultice instead of ordinary cloth.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, OCTOBER 6, 1894VARIOUS
Ordered the Major to bed, and prescribed leeches: wanted to apply a poultice, but the patient couldn't bear the pressure.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NO. 411, JANUARY 1850VARIOUS
The night was warm, and Beatrice found her poultice exceedingly uncomfortable.
BEE AND BUTTERFLYLUCY FOSTER MADISON
I just had my hair fixed at the hairdresser's this afternoon, and I have on that jimpson poultice you told me about.
BEE AND BUTTERFLYLUCY FOSTER MADISON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POULTICE

  • analgesic
  • application
  • balsam
  • cerate
  • compound
  • cream
  • demulcent
  • dressing
  • embrocation
  • emollient
  • formula
  • lotion
  • medicine
  • ointment
  • potion
  • poultice
  • preparation
  • prescription
  • salve
  • soother
  • soothing agent
  • unction
  • unguent
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