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court plaster a small piece of fabric coated on one side with isinglass and glycerin or some other adhesive, formerly used on the skin to protect cuts or scratches or for cosmetic purposes in the form of so-called beauty spots.
mustard plaster a pungent medicinal paste made of powdered mustard and water that is spread on a cloth, steamed, and applied usu. to the chest to relieve congestion.
plaster cast a sturdy rigid covering consisting of gauze saturated in plaster of Paris which is wrapped, when still wet, around a fractured limb or other part to prevent movement during healing. [2 definitions]
plaster of Paris any of several white gypsum powders that form a paste and harden quickly when added to water, and are used for making casts, molds, and sculpture.