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English definition of “poultice”

poultice

noun [C]     /ˈpəʊl.tɪs/ US  /ˈpoʊl.t̬ɪs/
a piece of cloth covered with a thick , often warm substance , wrapped around an injury to reduce pain or swelling Medical dressings, supports and devices
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